What’s Current: For Women Scotland prepares legal action against SNP for selecting male candidate for all-female shortlist

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  • For Women Scotland is preparing legal action against the SNP after a trans-identified male was selected for an all-female election shortlist.
  • Hundreds of demonstrators in Poland clash with riot police as they protest against a court ruling that bans nearly all abortions.
  • Growing numbers of women working in Myanmar’s garment industry are being forced into prostitution to escape poverty after COVID-19 factory closures left them jobless.
  • At least 19 women allege they were subject to medical abuse, including “overly aggressive” or “medically unnecessary” forced gynecological surgeries, while detained at a Georgia immigration facility.
Meghan McCarty

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