What’s Current: Lisa Campbell becomes the first female president of the Canadian Space Agency

  • Lisa Campbell is set to become the first woman to lead the Canadian Space Agency.
  • A Queensland court overturns a suspended jail sentence and conviction handed to a police officer who hacked into a classified computer system and leaked the address of a domestic abuse victim to her violent ex-partner.
  • Afghanistan’s human rights panel backs an “unconditional ban” on virginity tests, arguing they violate human rights, lack scientific basis, and do not protect women.
  • A man who filmed an unconscious naked woman in her hotel room is sentenced for voyeurism, but will avoid prison, after a five year battle with Crown Prosecution Services.
Meghan McCarty

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