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Instead of #MeToo, French Women Say 'Out Your Pig'

In the wake of the #MeToo hashtag following reports of Harvey Weinstein's sexual abuse, French women came up with a hashtag of their own. #BalanceTonPorc or "out your pig" shows no signs of abating.
On Monday, French activists demonstrated against French-Polish director Roman Polanski, accused of a string of sexual assaults, prior to a screening in Paris. Source: NurPhoto

When reports of Harvey Weinstein's sexual abuse surfaced last month, the effects were felt well beyond the U.S. Three French actresses joined the accusations against Weinstein, and since then, momentum in France has spread beyond the world of cinema.

Stories of abuse and harassment are pouring out from nearly every sector — medical, law enforcement, finance, media. The newspaper Liberation called out "les bourreaux du travail" or "workplace torturers."

In the wake of the #MeToo hashtag that followed news of Harvey

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