What’s Current: British police officer Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to murdering Sarah Everard

  • British police officer Wayne Couzens has pleaded guilty to murdering Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old marketing executive who was abducted while walking home in London earlier this year.
  • Sky News reports rising sea levels in Bangladesh have led to more women being sex trafficked or turning to prostitution to survive.
  • A new Texas law allows anyone in the U.S. to sue abortion clinics, doctors, and anyone helping a woman getting an abortion in Texas. The provision was approved as part of the state’s “heartbeat bill,” which bans abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy.
  • Dozens of Muslim women in India were unknowingly put up for sale on an app and website pretending to offer users a chance to buy a “Sulli,” a derogatory term used by right-wing Hindu trolls for Muslim women.
Meghan McCarty

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