It is a brutal allegation: A young black man in a Paris has allegedly been raped by a police officer using a baton. Hundreds have flocked to the streets to protest the highly-political case.
Tens of thousands of protesters have denounced France for having among the highest rates of domestic violence against women in Europe. More than 100 women have been killed this year by a current or former partner.
Hundreds of women gathered in Istanbul to perform a feminist protest dance and song from Chile. The viral song defends rape victims and denounces the state for not doing enough to combat violence against women.
France is one of the countries with the highest number of femicides in Europe. The government is working on a new law to better protect women, but women's groups say it falls far short of what is needed.
Clashes broke out between protesters and police on the streets of Paris as demonstrators marked the first anniversary of France's yellow vest movement. Tear gas canisters were deployed and scores of arrests made.
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