In Paris alone, nearly 500 families call the emergency shelter telephone number every day, yet are not accommodated. This is four times what the numbers were three years previously. A humanitarian crisis is spreading in most major cities, including Lyon, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Marseille and Rennes. More squats and camps are appearing across the country, creating fears not only of suffering and death through exposure but crime and disease.
President Macron is called upon to ensure that no child is left to live on the streets.
France’s Ministry of Equality is considering legislation which punishes partners who so abuse their partner that they commit suicide. If other countries were to follow suit, men as well as women would start to get better legal protection from their abusive partner.
Les garçons dans l’ensemble du pays, sont en train de décrocher.