What’s Current: Irish law enforcement reports 25 per cent increase in domestic violence during COVID lockdown

  • Irish law enforcement is reporting a 25 per cent increase in domestic violence incidents since the coronavirus stay-at-home orders were put in place.
  • Nicola Spurling, a former British Columbia Green Party candidate, deleted a tweet suggesting that Harry Potter author, J.K. Rowling, was dangerous to children because Rowling supports women’s right to say that sex is real.
  • The US Dept. of Education’s Office of Civil Rights has ruled that Connecticut high school athletics officials who let male students compete in girls’ sports are violating girls’ civil rights, and their schools could lose federal funding.
  • Nigerians are tweeting under the hashtag, #JusticeForUwa, after a 22-year-old student, Uwavera Omozuwa, was raped and murdered while studying at church.
  • The UK’s Crown Prosecution Service has declined to prosecute a case of sexual assault because they claimed that the defendant would just say that the victim “consented to these assaults.”
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.