What’s Current: Female athletes & campaigners will rally to protect women’s sport June 23 in Washington

  • Female athletes and campaigners will rally for “Our Bodies, Our Sports” at Freedom Plaza in Washington D.C. on June 23, 2022, the 50th anniversary of Title IX.
  • A young Egyptian woman is beaten and stabbed in broad daylight in front of Al Mansura University by a male student she had allegedly refused to marry.
  • Survivors of human trafficking need sex-specific accommodations in “a system marred with serious human rights and equality concerns,” according to the first anti-trafficking report from Ireland’s national human rights commission.
  • A Brazilian judge blocks an 11-year-old who became pregnant from rape from having an abortion, sparking widespread outrage and prompting an investigation into the justice.
  • The U.S. Bureau of Prisons is fast tracking gender identity-affirming surgeries for a trans identified-male serving life in prison for two violent robberies after he sued U.S. prisons for delaying his request.
Meghan McCarty

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