What’s Current: Women’s Liberation Front issues letter to halt transfers of males to women’s prisons in California

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  • Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF) demands California stop transferring trans-identified male inmates to women’s prisons. The organization’s new letter claims this policy violates the civil rights of incarcerated women and could subject them to male violence.
  • A group of teenage migrant girls say they’re being sexually abused by guards at a government-run detention centre in Libya.
  • The Guardian reports that over one third of convicted sex offenders across England and Wales have avoided prison time.
  • An Egyptian man launched an online group comprised of over 200 volunteers dedicated to combatting “sextortion” and helping the survivors of sexual exploitation.
Meghan McCarty

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