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