What’s Current: Utah fathers now legally required to pay half of pregnancy-related medical costs

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  • A law in Utah requiring fathers to pay half of the costs related to pregnancy and childbirth passed with bipartisan support and is the first of its kind in the U.S.
  • As of 2020, only 14 per cent of Japan’s parliament positions are occupied by women, lower than the average of 20 per cent for Asia and the global average of 25 per cent.
  • Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is under fire for statements streamed on the national television network which imply women are to blame for sexual abuse should they refuse to wear a veil.
  • Women with disabilities in the UK are nearly twice as likely to be sexually assaulted compared to non-disabled women, according to the Office of National Statistics. 
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.