What’s Current: Women’s groups in Ireland sign open letter calling for politicians to disavow critics of trans ideology

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  • Major human rights and women’s organizations in Ireland signed an open letter calling for politicians to disavow those who criticize transgenderism and to “no longer provide legitimate representation” to such organizations. Among the signatories were Amnesty Ireland and the National Women’s Council of Ireland.
  • A new report released by The Femicide Census reveals that six women are killed every hour by men around the world, with most murdered by partners or men in their own family. In the UK, a woman is killed by a man every three days on average. 
  • Police in Poland are using excessive force against those protesting peacefully against a new law that would restrict abortions to the point of criminalizing the procedure in nearly all circumstances. At least 60 protesters have been detained.
  • Domestic violence and femicide remain major issues for women in Turkey, as women’s rights advocates criticize the government for failure to act.
  • An estimated 70 per cent of reproductive diseases affecting women in India are caused by poor menstrual hygiene and stigma surrounding sanitary practices.
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.