France military sexism: Minister pledges zero tolerance

France military sexism: Minister pledges zero tolerance
 

France's defence minister has promised "zero tolerance" of discrimination in the armed forces amid allegations of widespread sexual harassment involving an elite military academy near Paris.
A group of male students is said to have forced out young women attending a preparatory school for the École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr.
Defence Minister Florence Parly said those involved would be excluded.
"There is no place for sexism in our armed forces," she told parliament.
The École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr is the equivalent of institutions such as Sandhust in the... read more

 
5 April 2018 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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