What’s Current: UK police officer who murdered Sarah Everard sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole

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  • London Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens was sentenced to a whole-life prison term without eligibility for parole for the abduction, rape, and murder of Sarah Everard. During sentencing, Lord Justice Fulford compared the abuse of a constable’s power to an act of terrorism.
  • Homicide is the fourth leading cause of death for U.S. girls and women aged one to 19 years old, and the fifth leading cause of death for women aged 20 to 44, according to FBI data
  • Nepal has introduced a third gender option on its national census in response to one trans-identified male who filed a Supreme Court writ.
  • A Spanish judge has dismissed a case involving the filming of more than 80 women and girls while urinating, and the content then uploaded to pornography sites.
  • Billboards in Jerusalem depicting women have been repeatedly defaced and torn down by Orthodox religious groups.
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.