Sexual Harassment in France: French Women Break the Silence

[Editor's Note: The sexual assault charges against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn unleashed a deep pent-up anger in French women. As a result of DSK's arrest, feminist bloggers and journalists in France have exposed a culture where rampant sexism is De rigueur. French blogger Marine Forest wrote this post on the feminist reaction in France from her home in Nice. Many thanks to Eliane Fiolet, co-founder and editor of the San Francisco-based website Ubergizmo, who introduced me to Marine and translated this post. --Mona] ...more

3 days ago I got an email from a friend living in Paris. She had seen a post on my blog and ...more