Paris boosts police in female ‘no-go zone’, as French feminist decries ‘unquestionable’ regression in status of women

Paris has boosted police numbers in a single of its poorest districts, the place migrants crowd the streets and which has become what a few say is a “no-move zone” for women.

The debate over intended no-go areas for ladies has sharpened as France prepares to hold round considered one of parliamentary elections subsequent weekend.

Elisabeth Badinter, France’s best possible-known contemporary feminist, the writer and historian, said final week there were an “unquestionable” regression in the status of women in France, in particular in bad suburbs with prime numbers of immigrants. “Try going out in a get dressed in positive areas,” she said in an interview with Le Point magazine.