Nous Toutes

On the 24th of November, between 12 000 and 30 000 demonstrators attended the march against gender-based and sexual violence organised by Nous Toutes in Paris.

Marching band in front of the Opera Garnier at the beginning of the Nous Toutes march.

Marching band in front of the Opera Garnier at the beginning of the Nous Toutes march.

Militant from  Les Masques Blancs  association carrying a sing saying “A woman is never responsible for the violence she is subjected to. NEVER” and an other one with “enough of rape” written on it.

Militant from Les Masques Blancs association carrying a sing saying “A woman is never responsible for the violence she is subjected to. NEVER” and an other one with “enough of rape” written on it.

A cross-dresser standing in front of the march as volunteers in charge of security clear the path.

A cross-dresser standing in front of the march as volunteers in charge of security clear the path.

Women holding a banner saying “I am not your panther nor your hoe”.

Women holding a banner saying “I am not your panther nor your hoe”.

A person holding a sign from the french association  Act Up Paris  fighting against HIV, “penalized clients = infected whores”.

A person holding a sign from the french association Act Up Paris fighting against HIV, “penalized clients = infected whores”.

Young woman holding a saying saying “The planet, my pussy, let’s protect wetlands”.

Young woman holding a saying saying “The planet, my pussy, let’s protect wetlands”.

A demonstrator holding a “enough of rape” sign.

A demonstrator holding a “enough of rape” sign.

“This body is mine! Do not touch me! Do not rape me!”

“This body is mine! Do not touch me! Do not rape me!”

The Nous Toutes march walking past the Théâtre de la Porte St Martin

The Nous Toutes march walking past the Théâtre de la Porte St Martin

The crowd passing next to the Porte Saint Martin

The crowd passing next to the Porte Saint Martin

People of all ages marching against gender-based and sexual violence.

People of all ages marching against gender-based and sexual violence.

Young boy holding a sing with Simone de Beauvoir’s famous quote “One is not born a woman, one becomes one”.

Young boy holding a sing with Simone de Beauvoir’s famous quote “One is not born a woman, one becomes one”.

Militants from the  Kurdish women’s movement in France  holding a banner saying “the violence represent the despair of fascism; self defense is legitimate”

Militants from the Kurdish women’s movement in France holding a banner saying “the violence represent the despair of fascism; self defense is legitimate”

Tampon filled with fake blood alongside sings left on the ground at then end of the the march.

Tampon filled with fake blood alongside sings left on the ground at then end of the the march.