What’s Current: Anti-feminist men target women’s rights activism in South Korea

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  • The New York Times reports anti-feminist sentiment in South Korea is rising alongside the country’s growing feminist movement, with male activists targeting anything having to do with gender equality and women’s rights.
  • Three women in France were allegedly murdered by a current or former partner on New Year’s Day, leading women’s rights activists to demand for tougher government action to prevent violence against women and girls.
  • SNP ministers are accused of excluding feminist and religious groups from talks over gender identity legislation reform proposals, while welcoming input from pro-trans lobbyists.
  • U.K. web traffic to websites promoting “incel” ideology has increased sixfold, new analysis from the Centre for Countering Digital Hate reveals.
Meghan McCarty

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