On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Happy Wednesday!

A 21-year-old Northern Irish woman was given a three-month sentence suspended for two years for inducing an abortion—but if she’d lived in any other part of the UK, she would “not have found herself before the courts.” [The Guardian]

A Hamilton skeptic asks an important question—is the history that we most want black and brown youth to connect with one in which black lives do not matter? [Slate]

• Students at UCLA are protesting the university’s decision to allow a professor accused of serial sexual harassment and assault to return to campus. [Inside Higher Ed]

• Indigenous women make up four percent of Canada’s female population, but 16 percent of the women murdered in the country. Earlier this year, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced a $100 million, three-year strategy to investigate the roots of violence against Indigenous women. Why isn’t the United States doing something similar? [Rewire]

• This is the best! A nine-year-old in in Pennsylvania is the editor and publisher of her own newspaper—and she’s scooping the local papers, too. [The Washington Post]

Here's what we published yesterday at Bitch!

• After six years, Chris Pureka releases new work exploring heartbreak.

• The nonfiction book The Sex Myth looks at the gap between fantasy and reality.

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