What’s Current: Human rights campaigners warn of rise in sexual violence towards Ukrainian women amid Russia’s invasion

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  • Leading human rights campaigners warn of a rise in sexual violence as a “weapon of war” towards Ukrainian women as Russia invades the country.
  • Iranian mullah mafias have enacted a law banning women from riding bicycles.
  • The Tate Modern is facing backlash after presenting a film about the definition of  “woman.” Women’s rights activists criticized the film for being one-sided and failing to include gender critical views.
  • Many women in Afghanistan are struggling to return to university as a result of financial strain from job losses following the Taliban takeover.