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A die-in to denounce "the failures of the State" in the face of "feminicides"

2021-10-16T14:27:45.763Z

Activists of the #NousToutes collective organized a die-in on Saturday Place de l'Hotel de Ville in Paris to denounce "the failings of the State and ...



Activists of the #NousToutes collective organized a die-in on Saturday Place de l'Hotel de Ville in Paris to denounce "

the failures of the State and the legal system

" in the handling of cases of domestic violence and "feminicides ".

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At the call of each of the victims killed by their spouse or ex-spouse since the beginning of the year, 93 women dressed in black lay down one after the other to denounce violence against women, noted a journalist from AFP.

Each of them carried a sign on which was written the name of the victim and his age.

65% of these murdered women had contacted the police or the justice system, but the public authorities turned their backs on them,

” denounced the group.

"

Gender-based and sexual violence against all women and the LGBT community has not declined in recent years, on the contrary,

" said a member of the collective over the megaphone.

Serious danger phone

"

It is time to stop experimenting and put in place large-scale public policies throughout the territory,

" she called, demanding the release of an envelope of one billion euros to finance a public policy to combat gender-based and sexual violence.

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An increase in subsidies allocated to associations, a multiplication of emergency accommodation structures and a generalization of devices such as the serious danger telephone are also demanded by #NousToutes.

The collective also called for demonstrations on Saturday, November 20 in Paris and throughout France, as it does every year around the International Day for the fight against violence against women (November 25).

Source: lefigaro

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