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Lausanne, Paris, Rome: protests against violence to women

More than 2,000 people have protested in Lausanne on Saturday against violence to women. Came to the demonstrations, it is also in neuchâtel and Biel.

"Together against the violence, break the Silence," on the transparency of the Canton of Vaud collective for the women's strike, which led the demonstration in Lausanne, Switzerland.

The Activists recalled that in Switzerland, every two weeks, a woman dies by their partners or Ex partners and that one in five women during their lifetime victims of sexual violence. The movement also demanded that the term Femicide is included in the legislation.

France international in criticism

in France and Italy have demonstrated on Saturday thousands of people to counter violence against women and against discrimination. The protests were held in Paris and about 30 other French cities, as well as in Rome.

Under the Motto #Noustoutes (We all) made the women's rights activists in France, in part to the high number of so-called Femizide attention – i.e., killings of women because of their sex.

According to research by the news Agency AFP, there has been this year, at least 116 Femizide in France, the whole of the last year, there were 121.

The French government wants to introduce on Monday the results of a round table against domestic violence. Experts of the Council of Europe had France accommodation this week, a lack of Protection, and to be accused of lax laws.


Italy, Too, was on Saturday against the violence on women and mobile: A large demonstration with thousands of participants, took place in Rome in the framework of the annual day of action to combat discrimination and all forms of violence against women. Thousands of people gathered on the Central Piazza della Repubblica, and waved posters with Slogans for safety of women.

Since the beginning of the year have been murdered, according to the latest data, 94 women in Italy, most of them companions of their husbands or life. Therefore, a negative Trend that had already begun in 2015, was confirmed, as a report by the Institute Eures shows. 2018 142 women were murdered, a more than 2017.

While men are mostly killed with firearms, in the case of a woman killing knife. Every third day a woman is murdered in Italy.

the Demonstration in Rome was Organized for the fourth year in a row of Italian women's associations. They also complain of discrimination in the labour market and a lack of childcare. You are asking for more Half-day Jobs and support for families and equality of opportunity and an end to the sexist treatment of women.

every year Since 1981

Since 1981, people organize rights organizations each year to 25. November events, in which the observance of human rights towards women and girls is discussed, and the General strengthening of women's rights to the target.

with a focus on issues such as forced prostitution, sexual abuse, sex tourism, rape, female circumcision, domestic violence, forced marriage, prenatal sex selection, female poverty, and murders of Women are especially.

one in Every five Swiss woman has sexual violence know Sexual harassment and violence in Switzerland, are widely used. This also has to do with the outdated sexual criminal law. This is now to be modernised.


Created: 23.11.2019, 17:17 PM

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