What’s Current: EU suspends funding to World Health Organization programs in Congo over sex abuse scandal

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  • The European Commission has suspended funding to the World Health Organization’s projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo after WHO staffers sexually abused women and girls in the country.
  • Women are facing discipline in the workplace for taking sick leave as a result of menopause, the BBC reports.
  • Tunisia’s #MeToo movement has been kick-started after a landmark case involving a legislator charged with sexual harassment and public indecency went to court.
  • Women and girls in Afghanistan are learning to code in makeshift schools and online schools amid Taliban restrictions.