What’s Current: Twitter bans account for saying ‘only females get cervical cancer’

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  • A woman was permanently suspended from Twitter for stating that only females experience cervical cancer, a fact that the publisher labelled ‘hate speech.’
  • Australian women living with endometriosis wait an average of six years to receive a diagnosis and often undergo surgeries which fail to resolve their chronic pain, according to a recent study.
  • Scottish Community Safety Minister Ash Denham will convene next week with Romanian experts to address sex trafficking. Research reveals sex trafficking is the most common form of slavery in the European Union, and 95 per cent of victims are female.
  • A UK investigation into an incident of revenge porn has collapsed due to Pornhub’s failure to cooperate with requests for information.
  • Women across 67 countries were found to have higher standards of ethics as opposed to male counterparts, a US-based study revealed.
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.