What’s Current: Fake nude photos of thousands of women shared online through AI service

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  • A free AI service available on messaging app Telegram enables users to convert a photo of a woman into a nude image, reconstituted from online pornography. Over 100,000 images have been processed, including images of underage girls, according to research from Sensity AI.
  • Anti-femicide protesters in Namibia urged the government to declare a state of emergency in response to ongoing violence against women.
  • Women in the UK wait an average of eight years for an endometriosis diagnosis, a figure which has not improved in a decade. Citing the research, lawmakers called for urgent attention to the issue.
  • A man in New Zealand convicted of the rape of two underage girls had one conviction quashed after text messages between the man, 26, and the girl, 13, were said to create “doubt as to whether the 13-year-old girl consented to the sexual activity,” despite her age and the evidence that she had been handcuffed and under the influence.
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.