What’s Current: Female prison guards in Israel say they were ‘pimped out’ to be raped and sexually abused by male inmates

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  • Female prison guards in Israel come forward with claims that superiors handed them over to be “pimped out” to be raped or sexually abused by by male inmates interred in Israel’s maximum security Gilboa Prison.
  • Federal authorities arrest a man stalking an Iranian-American journalist’s Brooklyn home with a loaded assault rifle. The incident comes one year after Masih Alinejad was allegedly targeted in an international kidnapping plot by an Iranian intelligence network.
  • Sex-based rights campaign group Labour Women’s Declaration is barred from standing at the Labour Party Conference, leading MPs to offer their support in an open letter.
  • According to a survey, nearly 80 per cent of working women in the U.S. use up their savings after eight weeks of unpaid maternity leave.
Meghan McCarty

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