LFI “is not escaping patriarchy,” Aubry acknowledges
Rebellious France, which has been rocked by the Quatennens affair for several days, “is not escaping patriarchy” but is “fighting it”, acknowledged LFI MP Manon Aubry on Thursday.
The political leader confirmed on franceinfo the only “withdrawal” of LFI’s number two, Adrien Quatennens, “which must last all the time required during the judicial investigation” because “a man who is an author of domestic violence does not is the representative of a feminist movement”.
No request for resignation, but “maybe other measures will be taken later,” she warned at the end of the judicial investigation.
Figure of the Young Guard of La France insoumise, MP Adrien Quatennens recognized domestic violence against his wife. He is examined and follows a handrail.
The reaction of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who had praised his friend’s “dignity” and “courage”, “made us all uncomfortable”, Ms Aubry admitted, but stressed that the leader “n” never accepted Adrien’s withdrawal asked the question quaterns”.
“It is often women who are on the front lines in the ‘difficult’ fight against gender-based and sexual violence,” she also said.
“Our movement does not escape patriarchy, the difference is that we are aware of it, the difference is that we fight it, the difference is that we use the tools,” although they “are not perfect,” she added .
In this context, she denounced “the way in which this affair was exploited” and a “regular attack on the listening cells” of her party by the delegated minister for equality between women and men, Isabelle Rome, who on Wednesday criticized the Nupes cells of hers According to the opinion “smother the word of the victims”.
“It is extremely serious because it is a full attack on the progress that has been made in women’s political movements over the past twenty years,” said the MEP.
“We will continue to work on improving our instruments, but what the minister just did I think is unworthy of a minister for women’s rights,” she lamented.
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