“We, the women working in the political world, the elected officials, the collaborators, the civil servants, the union leaders, the activists who regularly shrug their shoulders with politicians, but above all, call on the political world the key response based on gender and gender. The violence perpetrated by our representatives“, Commented in a speech released a few months before the presidential election, signed by 285 women involved in politics, including Sandrine Rousseau (EELV) and Danièle Obono (LFI). Article published by Le Monde The “#MeToo Policy” should be launched this Monday.
Three (potential) candidates involved
“Three candidates or potential candidates for Elysee have already been cited in numerous testimonies of sexual harassment. This will not deter them, and far from it, will not prevent them from being considered worthy of occupying the Supreme Court., Then support the signatories. “It shows how indifferent the situation of women and victims is towards them.“If the text does not name them, many candidates (or potential candidates) are already facing these kinds of accusations: Franுவாois Acelino, Jean Lazale and Eric Gemmore.
The founder and chairman of the UPR, François Asselineau, has been accused of sexual harassment, sexual and moral harassment and intimidation of victims by someone in power since February 2021. The politician has been placed under the control of the judiciary. Two former collaborators claim to have received love declarations and death threats from the candidate. One of them claims to have been kissed by Franசois Azelino during his sleep, while the other claims that the politician tried to forcefully kiss her. The candidate denied the facts and promised in October that he would.Do not think“His accusation could hurt him in the presidential election.
Meanwhile, Jean Lawson has been accused of tampering with the butt of French Communist Party communications director Julia Castanier. He spoke on Twitter in 2017 when the hashtag #balancetonporc appeared. The man denied the facts and assured that it was not his habit to lay his hands on the buttocks of the media. After an interview in Japan in 2007, a journalist promised that the candidate had tried to kiss her without warning. Again, the politician denied the facts.
Finally, the sexual assault allegations are about Eric Gemmer. Many women have spoken out on the MediaPart site condemning the attitude of the far-right policymaker if the candidate has not yet been officially announced. One of them, without complaining at the time, claims to have been forcibly kissed by Eric Zemore. Other witnesses accuse the man of various forms of sexual abuse, which he denies. According to his lawyer, Ms. Olivier Bardot, “Necessary at a moment in the political campaign“.
Many testimonials on social networks
Evidence has been accumulating on social networking sites via #MeTooPolitique used by many Internet users since the forum was published. “Once, the current presidential candidate told me with his local accent that he had seen my buttocks and that they would no doubt fit in only one of his hands.Mathilde Viot, General Secretary of the LFI Group at the IDF Regional Council, writes:
Many support brands are sweeping the networks. “
There is still a lot to be done in all fields. In the political arena, too, the desire for power dominates. Support for all elected officials and activists involved #MeToo Politics
“, Cécile Duflot, former French deputy writes.
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