France: Hundreds flood the streets of Paris to join #MeToo sexual harassment campaign

Hundreds of protesters flooded streets of Paris on Sunday to protest sexual harassment, as part of an online campaign under the hashtag 'Me Too'. Protesters chanted and held banners reading «Respect women. Women lives matter» and «Our power = talking». Those attending the rally expressed their concern about the poor treatment women face while trying to testify against their assaulters... Еще. «Today, laws must evolve, women must be able to lodge a complaint without having an obstacle course to follow and to be believed,» said Sofia, one of the Femen activists, a group founded to protect women's rights. Veronica, another protester, agrees saying that she was treated as a criminal when she came to the police station to report about the rape: «I came across a police station where I was received as if I were a criminal, while the real criminal was out and I was a victim.» The online campaign under the 'Me Too' hashtag started on social media this October to denounce sexual assault and harassment, following an outpouring of abuse allegations made against film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

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