What’s Current: Trans activists attack anti-sex trade protestors in Brussels

  • A small group of women’s rights activists demonstrating against the sex trade in Brussels say they were “beaten, insulted, and intimidated” by a large group of transgender activists.
  • Female politicians who escaped the Taliban launch a new women’s parliament while in exile in Greece, where they will continue to campaign for women’s rights in Afghanistan.
  • French-American artist Josephine Baker is set to become the first Black woman to be inducted into the Pantheon monument in Paris, one of France’s highest honors.
  • Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jewish women are sprayed down with a fire hose and booted from a Hanukkah event in Elad. Israeli authorities claim the violent measures were taken due to overcrowding.
  • Al Jazeera is telling the stories of Indigenous women who have gone missing or murdered along Canada’s infamous “Highway of Tears” in a six-part series.
Meghan McCarty

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