French President Emmanuel Macron has started a new to try and bring an end to against women. The project aims to educate the and schoolchildren about sexism and violence against women. It will also improve police for victims of domestic violence. President Macron spoke about the project on Saturday, which was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The new project has many . One aim is to teach children about . A second goal is to make it for rape and assault to go to the police. Another plan is to introduce laws against harassing people in the street.
President Macron has made reducing violence against women one of his projects. During his , he observed a minute's for the 123 women killed by their husband or ex-husband in 2016. One woman is killed in France three days. Mr Macron said: "France should no longer be of those countries where women live in ." Fewer than one woman in five goes to the police to report violence against them. Macron said: "Criminals who harass, insult, touch, or attack women must be identified and brought to ." Macron's speech comes at a when a growing number of men in Hollywood, business, politics and the face charges of sexual assault.