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Latest update : 2011-12-07

Prostitution: target the clients?

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Tues. 6/12/2011: On France 24's fifth birthday, we bring you a shortened MediaWatch France. We discover a new website in France which aims to stoke debate about the major stories of the day. Also, the French Parliament looks into targeting the clients of prostitution instead of the prostitutes themselves.

By James CREEDON

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2017-10-17 Sexual harassment

'Where is the solidarity for Somalia?'

We look at reactions to the #BalanceTonPorc hashtag here in France. Many say it's given women an opportunity to speak out against sexual harassment. Others, however, say naming...

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2017-10-16 sexual assault

#MeToo and #BalanceTonPorc expose extent of sexual harassment

MediaWatch takes a look at two hashtags - one that started in the US and another in France - that illustrate the full extent of sexual harassment against women in the workplace...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

#RoseArmy: Twitter faces backlash for suspending account of Weinstein critic

We look at reactions to rapper Eminem's epic diss of President Donald Trump in a freestyle rap. Meanwhile, the Harvey Weinstein scandal deepens as New York police reopen an...

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2017-10-09 Mike Pence

Mike Pence's costly NFL protest

MediaWatch examines the US Vice President's aborted (and costly) trip to an NFL game. Mike Pence walked out after some players took a knee during the National Anthem to protest...

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2017-10-06 Sexual harassment

#DearCatCaller - a lesson in sexual harassment

Media Watch investigates the social experiment on Instagram that's put sexual harassment in the spotlight. "DearCatCaller" documents the unsolicited approaches and comments made...

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