What’s Current: Women across Canada protest housing of trans-identified male offenders in women’s prisons

  • Hundreds of women join demonstrations across Canada to protest the housing of violent trans-identified male offenders in women’s prisons, led by nine Canadian grassroots women’s organizations.
  • Almost two dozen female activists protest outside Afghanistan’s women’s ministry in Kabul after it was taken over by the Taliban and replaced by their Ministry for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.
  • The Liberal Party cuts ties with Toronto candidate Kevin Vuong following media reports of a past sexual assault charge, announcing Vuong will not sit in the Liberal caucus if elected.
  • A new study from Sydney researchers reveals women who experience common heart attacks and conditions receive subpar medical treatment compared to men.
Meghan McCarty

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