Femen action in Paris: Stop Feminicide!
The women's organization Femen protested in Paris against feminicide. Activists commemorated the sixty women who have been murdered in France since the beginning of the year.
Women activists of Femen protested in the courtyard of the Palais Royal opposite the Louvre Museum against feminicide. The action took place in memory of the sixty women who have been murdered in France since the beginning of the year. The remembrance began silently with their fists raised, then fog bombs were ignited and the activists chanted in the style of the campaign initiated by women's movements in Latin America "Ni una menos" ("No more"): "Pas une de plus".
The names of the women who have been murdered since January 1st were written on the bodies of the activists: "Gaelle, stabbed in the sixth month of her pregnancy", "Josette, shot", "Chantal, beaten to death", " thrown from the window Céline, with her three-month baby".
In France, according to official figures, 130 women were murdered by their partners or ex-partners in 2017. Over 100 women are murdered in the country every year.