What’s Current: Court rules intersex athlete Caster Semenya will not compete with women

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  • Intersex athlete Caster Semenya will not be allowed to compete with women according to a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
  • The poverty gap between men and women is projected to increase dramatically as a result of the pandemic, according to figures from UN Women. Initial estimates projected an increase of 2.7 per cent, whereas current estimates predict a 9.1 per cent spike: about 47 million women.
  • TEDxLondon prompted backlash on social media after replacing the word “women” with “womxn,” a term they claimed is more inclusive.
  • An attempt by the French government to ban an essay titled “I Hate Men” backfired, causing sales of the pamphlet to skyrocket.
Genevieve Gluck

Genevieve Gluck is a writer and advocate for women's sex-based rights and creator of Women's Voices, an audio library dedicated to bringing awareness to feminist texts and speeches.