What’s Current: Journalists launch all-female newsroom in Somalia

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  •  Six leading women journalists launch Somalia’s first all-female newsroom to report on issues affecting women, and open opportunities for women in media in the conservative country.
  • Displaced women and children living in Syria’s remote “widow camps” are suffering extreme levels of violence and depression, with some women forced to engage in “survival sex,” a new report reveals. 
  • Women who fear reforms to Scotland’s gender recognition laws will threaten their rights and safety are compared to racists and anti-Semites by a minister in Nicola Sturgeon’s government.
Meghan McCarty

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