What’s Current: Texas to become first US state to make buying sex a felony

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  • Texas has become the first U.S. state to criminalize the purchase of sex in an attempt to decrease demand and reduce instances of human trafficking.
  • Afghan women are arming themselves against an increasing insurgence by the Taliban, which is threatening to expand restrictions on women’s education and clothing.
  • A new study reveals that in the field of academic medicine, women are less likely to hold leadership roles, receive awards, or have their research cited in academic publications than their male peers.
  • Irish women have repeatedly been made to remove their undergarments in front of male prison guards when visiting either clients or family members who are incarcerated.
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.