They were called Éléonore, Muriel, Laura or Audrey.
They were between 19 and 90 years old.
They are 110 to have been killed under the blows of their companion or their ex-companion in France in 2022, according to the collective Féminicides by companions or ex.
Or one every three days.
This Friday, January 20, a second trial opens in Ajaccio for Bruno Garcia-Cruciani, the murderer of Julie Douib in 2019, who had particularly affected France.
The man had been sentenced at first instance to life imprisonment with a security period of 22 years in 2021. He had appealed this decision.
In 2020, 102 feminicides were recorded by the Ministry of the Interior, compared to 122 in 2021.
The last death published on the Féminicides site by companions or ex is that of Carine Charpentier, 48, killed by her spouse at their home.
She had been missing for several months.
His body was discovered in early January 2023 in the cellar of the house by the gendarmerie.
The police had been called by the victim's daughter, who was worried that she had no more news.
The spouse was brought before an examining magistrate then indicted and imprisoned.
Unlike early January 2022, which had been marked by a dark start to the year with three murders in the space of 24 hours, no spousal murders were recorded at the start of January.
It's positive and reassuring
", comments one of the administrators of the Féminicides group by companions or ex at
However, she suspects the lack of media coverage of certain cases.
The previous year, in 2021, the collective – which relies on the media to list the murders – did not have the complete list of feminicides.
Nine cases had not been publicized.
Three years after the Grenelle of domestic violence, and some measures taken such as the lifting of medical secrecy, the complaint to others, or more recently a bill for a loan at zero rate, progress has been made.
It's positive, but there is still a lot of work to do, in terms of justice, police, accommodation and support for these women.
The aids are an additional point, but that will not be enough.
It must not be symbolic texts, it is necessary to put the means
, “said Gilles Lazimi general practitioner and associative activist to SOS Femmes 93 in an interview granted to
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