Emily Ratajkowski has accused photographer Jonathan Leder of sexually assaulting her during a photo shoot at his Catskills home in 2012. Leder later turned the polaroids he took of her into a book, without Ratajkowski’s consent.
Two women in the UK lost their appeal to the government regarding the rise in age for eligibility to receive pension. A recent decision to increase the age from 60 to 66, to match men’s, was contested by women who argued they had spent their lives in low-paying and unpaid labor.
Stillbirths are on the rise in India as facilities that once catered to pregnant women have been converted into centers for Covid-19.
The largest study to date confirmed findings of previous studies showing a correlation between gender dysphoria and autism. According to research conducted with a sample size of over half a million, those who expressed discomfort with their birth sex were three to six times as likely to be autistic.
Migrant domestic workers from Nigeria, the majority women, are being enslaved in Lebanon as a result of the kafala system, wherein their legal status is bound to their employer.
MARY HICKMAN HAS DONE VOICE WORK FOR THE ENGLISH AUDIO TOUR OF THE WAR AND WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUM IN SOUTH KOREA. SHE IS CURRENTLY DEVELOPING A VOLUNTEER-RUN AUDIO PROJECT TO BRING AWARENESS TO FEMINIST WRITERS.
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