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(CNN)At his final campaign event before the first round of the 2022 French presidential election, Emmanuel Macron told a packed stadium that gender equality would be the “grand cause” of his second term if he won. It was also the grand cause of his first.
“Since 2017, 640 women have been killed by a current or former partner.”
“During the health crisis, we applauded all these essential jobs, which are 80-90% occupied by women. But we do not recognize their value.”