What’s Current: Women’s rights activists march through London for single-sex spaces

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  • On Sunday, around 100 gender critical activists marched through central London to protest for women and girls’ right to single-sex spaces and services.
  • Emerging evidence and survivor testimonies reveal Russian soldiers are using sexual violence against Ukrainian women and girls as a military tactic in its invasion of Ukraine.
  • The New York Times reports the commercial surrogacy industry in the U.S. is facing a “shortage” of women willing to carry other people’s babies due to pandemic-related struggles.
  • Over 250 prominent women in Iran’s film industry sign a statement denouncing “systematic” sexual misconduct against women within the industry, demanding an independent investigation be launched into the alleged abuse.
  • Medical professionals in Sussex will be paid to prescribe “cross sex hormone therapy” to adult trans-identified patients under a new scheme.
Meghan McCarty

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