What’s Current: ISIS claims responsibility for slaying of three female journalists in Afghanistan

  • Isis is claiming responsibility for an attack that killed three young women journalists and wounded a fourth as they were on their way home from work at an Afghanistan TV station. Authorities believe this was the latest in a series of targeted attacks on female reporters, campaigners, and working women.
  • Over 10,000 women will share hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation after Johnson & Johnson lost its court appeal of a landmark ruling that found it failed to disclose the true extent of complications from pelvic implants.
  • More than 5,000 feminists, activists, and concerned citizens call for the resignation of India’s chief justice of the Supreme Court after his “atrocious” remarks in two alleged rape cases.
  • The family of a 14-year-old girl accuse a former New Orleans police officer of grooming and raping her while taking her to get a rape kit exam.
Meghan McCarty

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