What’s Current: Murder of young woman reignites protests against femicide in Mexico

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  • Public outrage over femicide reignites in Mexico after a missing young woman is found murdered in a motel cistern. In response to the “horrifying” crime, hundreds of women march through Mexico City to protest violence against women.
  • UNICEF reports the number of women dying from pregnancy-related complications in Lebanon has tripled since the country’s economic crisis devastated maternal healthcare.
  • Liberal candidate and co-founder of Australia’s “Save Women’s Sports” bill Katherine Deves says her family is in hiding after receiving death threats over her comments on transgender issues. 
  • The Mail on Sunday is under fire for suggesting Labour’s Angela Rayner tried to distract Boris Johnson by crossing and uncrossing her legs in the House of Commons.
Meghan McCarty

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