What’s Current: Twitter deplatforms Standing for Women

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  • Standing For Women, the women’s rights organization founded by Kellie-Jay Keen, has been banned from Twitter for violating the platform’s “ban evasion” rules. The account is managed by @EcuadorianMum, who goes by “Iris,” and is responsible for communications and social media at Standing for Women.
  • French radical feminist collective L’Amazone creates public art of the word “Sheroes” using pictures of global activists fighting for women’s sex-based rights.
  • Potential traffickers are using social media groups and communication platforms to exploit and traffic Ukrainian refugees seeking assistance, as news outlets report an uptick in online demand for sex with Ukrainian women.
  • A nursing student is shot dead at Applied Science University in Jordan after rejecting her killer’s marriage proposal, speculated to be a copycat of a similar murder in Egypt that occurred three days prior.
Meghan McCarty

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