What’s Current: New generation of South Korean female authors create literary movement tackling misogyny

  • A new generation of female authors in South Korea are creating a literary movement that tackles violence against women, beauty standards, and misogyny.
  • Italian domestic violence charities say COVID-19 lockdowns make it more difficult to reach victims quarantined with abusers, prompting organizations to adopt new aid strategies.
  • Students are posting graphic pornography in virtual classrooms, leading academics to warn that the switch to digital learning amid COVID-19 lockdowns will increase harassment at universities.
  • Police in India are searching for a man who abducted and raped a six-year-old girl, inflicting severe injuries to her eyes in an attempt to prevent her from identifying him.
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.