What’s Current: South Korean court dismisses ‘comfort women’ compensation case

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  • A South Korean court dismisses a lawsuit filed by a group of Korean women against Japan over being forced into sexual slavery at Japanese World War II military brothels, contradicting an earlier verdict in favor of former “comfort women.”
  • A woman is barred from publicly claiming a “high-profile” man raped her and filmed the encounter without her consent in an “unusual” New South Wales supreme court decision.
  • Over 1.5 million UK women report they have been sexually harassed at public agencies like schools, police stations, job centres, and mental health hospitals.
  • TikTok is banning users who are posting posting violent and pornographic content as their profile picture to circumvent moderators.
Meghan McCarty

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