What’s Current: Indian health volunteers fight for protection from COVID-19 in female-led strike

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  • India’s women-led Accredited Social Health Activists are going on strike for two days to draw attention to months of harassment, underpayment, and lack of protection from COVID-19.
  • A growing online feminist movement known as the “Assault Police” is growing in Egypt, aiming to share women’s stories amid government crackdowns on women speaking out against sexual assault.
  • A New York judge rejects U.S. President Donald Trump’s bid to temporarily halt proceedings in a defamation lawsuit filed by E. Jean Carroll, who has accused Trump of sexual assault.
  • Dictionary.com shared their definition of the slur, “TERF,” on Twitter with a post stating, “Beware the TERF.”
Meghan McCarty

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