What’s Current: Women’s Equality party launches Britain’s largest consultation of women on self-ID laws

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  • The Women’s Equality party launch Britain’s largest direct consultation of women on self-identification for trans-identified people.
  • Reported cases of revenge porn surged by 22 per cent in 2020 compared to all of 2019, according to the UK’s revenge porn helpline. 
  • The US Department of Education threatens to withhold some federal funding from Connecticut school districts if they follow a state policy that allows trans-identified male high school athletes to compete in girls sports.
  • Only two women were appointed to Japan’s new government’s 21-member cabinet, as women’s rights campaigners worry little progress will be made on sex disparities.
  • France’s highest court rules that a trans-identified male cannot be legally recognized as the biological mother of his child.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

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