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France: Feminist anger at President Macron’s « demographic rearmament » plan

24 Jan 2024

During a press conference on January 16 2024, French President Macron vowed to boost the country's birthrate through a "demographic rearmament" plan to include an extended parental "childbirth leave". President Macron’s speech and martial vocabulary sparked fears and anger among feminists who allege his plan threatens women’s bodily autonomy.

See : La Causette, The Guardian, L'Humanité