France’s Femicide Crisis
Originally appeared on The Fletcher School’s Gender Analysis & Women’s Leadership blog, February 2020.
France’s deeply sexist and misogynist society has caught up with it, as record femicide rates continue to creep up. Femicide is defined as the murder of a woman, and is often perpetrated by current or former partners. Agence France Presse reports 116 femicides in 2019, though…