What’s Current: Woman’s Place UK organizes in Manchester amid trans activist harassment

  • Woman’s Place UK successfully holds a meeting in Manchester to discuss women’s right to single-sex spaces, despite harassment and intimidation from hundreds of trans rights activists attempting to silence them.
  • MP Maria Mezentseva warns Russian soldiers are committing war crimes against Ukrainian women, referencing a report of a Russian soldier sexually assaulting a woman in front of her child.
  • Dozens of Afghan women and girls protest for their right to an education after the Taliban shut down secondary schools for girls just hours after classes were set to resume for girls of all ages.
  • Hundreds of Israeli and Palestinian women representing grassroots peace organizations meet by the Dead Sea to urge their respective leaders to launch peace talks.
  • Half of all women who get 3D mammograms will receive a false positive result for breast cancer over a decade of yearly screenings, a new study finds.
Meghan McCarty

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