What’s Current: WoLF files suit against California Dept of Corrections for housing male inmates with female prisoners

  • The California Department of Corrections is facing legal action brought forward by female inmates and women’s rights groups over new policies allowing men to self-identify into women’s prisons.
  • Trial has begun for the torture, rape, and murder of 26-year-old art teacher Laura Luelmo in 2018. The murder has prompted a wave of protests across Spain as her killer faces trial.
  • Women who once lived in the Bethesda Home for Girls, a now-defunct Christian boarding home, are searching for the children they were forced to give up for adoption.
  • Legislation to ban child marriage in England and Wales has passed the first reading in parliament.