What’s Current: Feminist academic Kathleen Stock awarded OBE for services to higher education

  • Feminist academic Dr. Kathleen Stock is awarded an OBE for services to higher education. Dr. Stock is a Professor of Philosophy at The University of Sussex and one of the UK’s leading gender-critical feminists. 
  • Police in Turkey arrest a suspect for the murder of female academic Aylin Sözer, as people express outrage over the country’s latest femicide case.
  • The UK abolishes its tampon tax after the government honoured its commitment to remove EU-enforced VAT on women’s sanitary products.
  • Female officers in India’s army are campaigning for equal treatment as they face limited career opportunities and lesser pension rights compared to their male counterparts despite court battles.
  • Mexico’s president says women should decide if the country should legalize abortion, but refuses to take a position on the issue.
Meghan McCarty

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