What’s Current: Indigenous women now account for nearly half of Canada’s female prison population

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  • Indigenous women now make up nearly half of the female inmate population in Canada’s federal prison system, according to a new report from Canada’s corrections investigator.
  • Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai denies that she ever accused a politician of sexual assault, contradicting her November social media allegation, which Shuai posted before disappearing from the public eye for almost three weeks.
  • Several prominent female journalists and media personalities in India are targeted in an online scam that tricked them into believing that they had been hired to teach at Harvard University.
  • The Scout Association issues an apology to researcher Maya Forstater over a two-year investigation into a complaint about “misgendering.”
Meghan McCarty

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