What’s Current: UK woman accused of fabricating Cyprus gang rape has conviction overturned

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  • A British woman previously found guilty of fabricating a gang rape claim while on holiday in Cyprus has her conviction overturned by the country’s supreme court. The woman’s lawyers say she was pressured by Cypriot authorities to retract her original allegations and falsely admit to lying about the assault.
  • Lesbian-only volunteer group Lesbians United launches with its “Understanding Child Transition” campaign, aiming to raise awareness on lesbians who claim feeling pressured to identify as transgender men.
  • Over one in four female employees have experienced sexual harassment while working at global mining corporation Rio Tinto Group, a new report reveals.
  • A viral video of a mentally ill Chinese mother of eight locked in a shack with a chain around her neck sends shockwaves across Chinese social media.
Meghan McCarty

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