Women's rights

The #MeToo effect
The fight against harassment, demands for more influential roles in the world of cinema: since Me Too, the movement for women's rights has accelerated. Women no longer want to be silent but denounce the harassment, sexual assault and violence which they are victims of. They want equality with men in their professional lives and in business. With women at the head of the European Commission and of national governments (across the bloc?), Europe is at the forefront of this fight.
An activist of the "Declic" movement for women's rights holds a printed half face picture showing a victim of domestic violence during a protest in Bucharest. Photo: Daniel Mihailescu / AFP-File
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As pandemic eases, fatal gender violence worsens in Europe

As life returns to normal in Europe, there has been a resurgence of violence against women as abusers experience a "loss of the control" they enjoyed throughout the coronavirus lockdowns
Women take part in a protest demanding justice for victims of gender violence at Constitution Square in Guatemala City on October 10, 2020. Photo: Johan Ordonez / AFP
Women take part in a protest demanding j... […]

Pandemic inflames violence against women

No country has been spared the coronavirus epidemic, nor the scourge of domestic violence which has surged during lockdowns, as the day marking the fight to end violence against women is held
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