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The new proposals put forward to the French government are aimed at combatting the levels of harassment rife on the streets of the country’s cities.
An £80 fine will be issued to anyone who behaves in a manner which ‘infringes the freedom of movement of women in public spaces and undermines self-esteem and the right to security’.
Politicians have been putting their heads together for a report on how to tackle the issue and define what constitutes ‘sexual outrage’, according to The Local.
This has been the foundation of the plans drawn up to eradicate what is described as everyday sexism in France.
It had been suggested wolf-whistling would be punishable with on-the-spot fines, but the new report makes no reference to it.
h/t Smith & Wesson