05 May '12, 2am

France Repeals Sexual Harassment Law | Care2 Causes

France Repeals Sexual Harassment Law | Care2 Causes

France has been making headlines in the wake of a close presidential race. Francois Hollande is putting pressure on incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy and Sunday’s election will decide who will lead France for the coming years. Hollande has consistently attempted to portray himself as a feminist, determined to shake up the political system by ensuring there will be an equal number of men and women in government if he is elected. According to The Guardian , Hollande also wants to reinstate a ministry of women’s rights. These claims of feminist allegiance on the part of Hollande come into play at the perfect moment. France repealed a sexual harassment law on Friday, stirring up debates about the saftey of the workplace for women in France during the intervening months as new sexual harassment legislation is drafted. Supporters of the repeal argue that the law was too vague and did no...

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