Walking #WeAll: Claims to Gather

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The organizing collective of #NousToutes hopes for a "feminist surge". This Saturday, about fifty marches take place everywhere on the territory, including overseas. On the eve of November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the movement that describes itself as "citizen" hopes to gather many anonymous, in addition to the sixty associations invested.

The motto is simple: fight against sexual and gender-based violence. After #MeToo, it's about "moving from testimony to action," says Marion Schaefer, co-organizer of the event, for L'Express.

An idea that comes to life

Originally, last July, they were just a few feminist activists with an idea. "In previous years, rallies around November 25 were mostly between feminist associations, with 1,000 or 2,000 people, but this year we wanted something bigger," says Marion Schaefer.

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Some activists, they pass to 1000 people in September, and organize a large meeting at the Labor Exchange, and an action in Republic. Little by little, thousands of volunteers join the movement, and 95 committees are created in the regions. A petition launched on Change.org brings together more than 165,000 signatures, and several personalities and different trades call to march on November 24.

A real action plan

The movement is a hit because it aims to gather, despite internal differences. "We wanted to reach consensus," says Marion Schaefer. #WeAll All calls for a civic and political commitment to the importance of violence against women. In France, a woman dies every three days under the blows of her companion or ex-companion, more than 250 are raped each day and one in three women has been harassed or aggrieved … Read more on 'Express.fr

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