Situation Report on VAW in France | EuroMed Rights 2017

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Mar 1, 2017
EuroMed Rights has analysed and compared the legal and political frameworks of different countries of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East concerning the fight against gender-based violence and the protection offered to victims.
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Despite different approaches and achievements, these countries – Cyprus, Egypt, France, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey – show alarming common trends.

In France, in 2015 alone, 115 women were killed by their spouse or former spouse in France, while 7 women were killed by their unofficial partner (lovers, boyfriends, episodic relationships etc.).