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Complaints "rose sharply" in 2018

An event #metoo takes place on Sunday in Toulouse against violence and sexist attacks. – KONRAD K./SIPA

The number of reports of "rape" and "sexual assault" registered by law enforcement agencies is "rising dramatically" in 2018, according to statistics from the Interior Ministry published on Thursday.

Complaints for rape increased by almost 17% and those for sexual assault rose by 20%, the Department of Homeland Security (SSMSI) of the Department reported in its annual report highlighting the "context of discourse liberation and collective conscience on violence against the born women
the issue of Weinstein that exploded in October 2017 and the #MeToo movement that followed. "

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