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In France, rape complaints increased rapidly in 2018: Ministry of Home Affairs

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In France, rape and sexual crimes have increased rapidly in 2018. This has been revealed in the figures released by the Home Ministry.

According to statistics, the complaints of rape at 17 per cent and the complaints related to sex crime have increased by 20 per cent. According to a report of the Ministry of Statistics, ‘These figures have come out in the wake of harassment of women by Harvey Weinstein and awareness spreads in the backdrop of the metro campaign that started thereafter.’

According to the report, “A large number of victims have also emerged because the complaints of such cases have increased and the tendency of not tolerating such violence has increased.”