What’s Current: Bristol University feminist society files legal case to stay women-only

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  • A group of former and current students with University of Bristol-affiliated feminist group Women Talk Back! are sanctioned by the university’s student union for being “women-only.” In response, four members representing the society are challenging the Bristol Students’ Union to remain women-exclusive.
  • At least ten women and girls are murdered every day in Mexico, according to a new Amnesty International report that claims investigations into femicides are “seriously flawed.”
  • A group of prominent female athletes including Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird urge the U.S. Supreme Court to protect abortion rights in a case involving a Mississippi bid to ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
  • Campaigners raise concern over SNP plans to allow Scots aged 16 and over to change their legal sex, warning the move could allow teenagers to undergo irreversible sex reassignment treatments and surgeries.
Meghan McCarty

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