French president unveils plans to better protect women from violence

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday proposed a series of measures intended to curb violence and sexual harassment against women, including extending the statute of limitations for sex crimes to 30 years, facilitating the reporting of rape, setting a minimum age below which sexual activity with a minor cannot be considered consenting and a plan that women may hail a bus anywhere at night in cities.

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday unveiled measures aimed at educating the public and schoolchildren about sexism and violence against women and improving police support for victims, reports Reuters.