What’s Current: Ron Jeremy faces 20 new sexual assault charges related to 13 more victims

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  • Porn actor Ron Jeremy now faces 20 new sexual assault charges related to 13 more victims, and is now facing a total of 17 accusers.
  • Five Afghan women will join the government team in the peace negotiations with the Taliban’s all-male delegation.
  • A House panel in the Philippines has approved a new law raising the age of sexual consent to 16 years old, from 12, for the purposes of determining statutory rape.
  • Large numbers of Iranian women are posting about sexual harassment and abuse on Twitter, using hashtags including #NoMeansNo.
  • Though Finnish women are on average more educated than their male counterparts, they still do more housework.
  • President of Quebec feminist organizing, Pour les droits des femmes du Québec (PDF Québec), Diane Guilbault, died of cancer on August 21 2020, at 65 years old. On May 7, 2019, she spoke at Parliament against Bill C-16, and pushed the Liberal government to make a Gender Based Analysis of the impact of gender identity legislation on women public.
Natasha Chart
Natasha Chart

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

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