In a column published in the newspaper “Le Monde”, nearly 300 women engaged in politics called for “a political #MeToo”.
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“I love women, I’m a straight white male, but I never realized how assaulted women can be.”, declared Tuesday, November 16 on franceinfo Renaud Muselier, while 285 women politicians called for “to rule out the perpetrators of sexual and gender-based violence” of political life in a column published Monday in the newspaper The world.
President Les Républicains de la region Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur, admits having “realized” of this reality. “#MeToo that alerted me”, he continued, indicating to have exchanged with his wife and his collaborators on this subject. “They told me that it really existed but I did not realize because I had never had a case around me. I tell myself today that my perception is not the right one”, he said. Now he has assured “pay attention” what he says and what he does, “because it can be misunderstood, misinterpreted”.
“There is a change in society which is essential and I share this approach”, he assured. According to him, “we must fight against that” and “not just in politics” corn “in all strata of society”. “We must not be silent, never, no matter what the injustice”, he concluded.