01 Oct '11, 2pm

French Feminists: Eliminate "Mademoiselle" | Care2 Causes

French Feminists: Eliminate "Mademoiselle" | Care2 Causes

This past Thursday, September 29, French writer Tristane Banon and politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn were jointly questioned by Paris investigators who are seeking to determine whether to pursue a criminal case against the former chief of the International Monetary Fund. While the Manhattan District Attorney dropped charges of attempted sexual assault against Strauss-Kahn last month amid concerns about the credibility of alleged victim Nafissatou Diallo, Strauss-Kahn now faces Banon’s claims that he attempted to rape her during an interview for a book in 2003; he has called her claims “imaginary and slanderous.” The French politician still faces a civil suit filed by Diallo but, on Monday, he claimed diplomatic immunity and requested that a New York court dismiss the suit. Not only has the Strauss-Kahn scandal upset the upcoming presidential election in France — it was wid...

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Turn the Tide of Poverty | Care2 Causes

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Protecting Tuna With Technology | Care2 Causes

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Banned Books: Hunger Games | Care2 Causes

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Is Google Encouraging Pig Abuse? | Care2 Causes

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Kenya Ends Female Genital Mutilation | Care2 Causes

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