In France’s Delayed #MeToo, Powerful Men Fall, One After Another

Since the start of the year, well-known men from diverse fields have been accused of sexual abuse and placed under investigation.

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Two Memoirists Explore Abuse and Survival

Tanya Selvaratnam and Vanessa Springora both survived powerful, manipulative men. Now they’re telling their tales.

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Book Review: ‘Consent,’ by Vanessa Springora

Our critic calls this recounting of a middle-age writer preying on a 13-year-old girl a “work of dazzling, highly controlled fury.”

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Prominent French Intellectual Steps Down Amid Accusations of Incest

Olivier Duhamel, TV commentator and luminary of Sciences Po University, quits in a scandal involving the French literary and political elite.

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Prominent French Intellectual Falls to Accusations of Incest

Olivier Duhamel, TV commentator and luminary of Sciences Po University, quits in a scandal involving the French literary and political elite.

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Struggle Over Sexual Abuse Accusations Divides French Feminists

A new generation of activists led the charge against Christophe Girard, a former deputy mayor of Paris and supporter of the pedophile writer Gabriel Matzneff.

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Christophe Girard, Former Deputy Mayor of Paris, Accused of Sexual Abuse

Allegations come atop a political downfall for Christophe Girard, who resigned after criticism of his ties to a pedophile writer.

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