What’s Current: Hundreds of activists march to White House in support of Afghan women

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  • Hundreds march to the White House demanding U.S. administration ensure the safety of Afghan women amid the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
  • A bot analysis of over 350,000 tweets sent to Canadian federal election candidates found that female politicians are five times more likely to receive online abuse than men of the same party.
  • An alliance of sex trade survivors and aid groups call on ministers to overhaul Scotland’s prostitution laws, which currently criminalize prostituted women. Campaigners demand that criminality be shifted on to those who perpetrate or profit off of sexual exploitation.
  • A 4w report claims nonprofit child protection organization Prostasia is lobbying for the acceptance of pedophilia. Prostasia’s campaigns include demanding state representatives legalize child-like sex dolls and fighting against child pornograpahy bans.
Meghan McCarty

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