What’s Current: Thousands rally in Vancouver in annual march for missing and murdered Indigenous women

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  • Thousands rally in downtown Vancouver to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls for the 31st annual Women’s Memorial March.
  • San Francisco police have been secretly entering sexual assault survivors’ DNA into a criminal suspect database, sparking outrage after a woman’s rape kit from years ago was used to link her to a recent property crime.
  • A motion by the U.K. Green Party suggests members be suspended or expelled if they sign the Declaration on Women’s Sex-Based Rights.
  • A Sudanese woman who was convicted for killing her rapist husband four years ago tells The Guardian she is “disappointed” that she hasn’t received the support promised by global campaigners.
Meghan McCarty

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