Irish Traveller makes political history, Kyrgyz app tackles bride kidnapping, redefining rape in Sweden


In today’s Squirrel News, the first ever female Traveller is elected as a senator in Ireland with the mission to represent marginalised communities and advocate for women’s rights, a game app in Kyrgyzstan has been created to help tackle bride kidnappings through education, awareness and a killer storyline, and Sweden’s move to define rape as sex without consent has been proven to be hugely effective in achieving fairer rape conviction rates.

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