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France in focus – French porn industry in turmoil following shocking revelations of abuse

Issued on: 18/10/2022 – 11:27 The French porn industry is facing its moment of reckoning. A two-year police investigation has…

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‘Hell behind the scenes’: French Senate blasts porn industry after abuse scandal

Police in Paris arrested three men on Tuesday as part of a sprawling investigation into alleged abuse of vulnerable women…

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French Greens party boss Julien Bayou resigns in fresh blow to left

Issued on: 26/09/2022 – 14:39 The head of France’s Greens party resigned on Monday after being accused of “psychological violence”…

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French leftwing parties face crisis over accusations of violence against women

Issued on: 21/09/2022 – 11:58 Two key parties in France’s left-wing alliance were Wednesday facing crises after senior figures were…

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EU concern over woman who died after being stopped by morality police

The European Union has raised concerns about a woman in Iran who died after being stopped for allegedly breaking hijab…

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Frenchwoman shot, burnt alive by husband near Bordeaux

Issued on: 05/05/2021 – 18:03 A 31-year-old French mother of three was burned alive by her husband, who chased her…

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Feminist groups protest Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

Feminist organisations on Saturday protested against Turkey’s withdrawal from the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against…

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Harassed and belittled, France’s female sports journalists take on bastion of sexism

Sports journalism has long been a macho citadel in a still largely sexist profession. This week the citadel was attacked…

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Protests over Turkey’s withdrawal from women’s treaty

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Istanbul on Saturday after Turkey pulled out of an international agreement designed…

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Protests in Turkey after Erdogan ditches treaty protecting women

Several thousand people demonstrated in Turkey on Saturday to call on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reverse his decision to…

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