What’s Current: Police officer arrested over Sarah Everard disappearance

Embed from Getty Images

  • A serving police officer was arrested in connection with the disappearance and death of London woman Sarah Everard. Metropolitan police had urged women to stay at home for their safety in response to the case, drawing criticism from women’s rights campaigners.
  • Women in Poland organize to find alternative methods of providing reproductive healthcare following a near-total ban on abortion in the nation.
  • A proposed hate crime bill in Scotland that would potentially include protections for gender identity at the expense of sex-based rights drew sharp opposition from politicians and women’s rights organizations, and continues to be debated in Parliament.
  • A trans-identified male author has been nominated for a Women’s Prize in fiction. The nomination comes after organizers stated in 2020 that the prize is open to any “cis woman, a transgender woman or anyone who is legally defined as a woman or of the female sex”.
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.