Dominique Strauss-Kahn
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Has Dominique Strauss-Kahn case changed French attitudes?

Women's groups in France say they have seen a huge increase in the number of women coming forward to claim sexual harassment in the wake of the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

The former head of the International Monetary fund was expected to stand as a candidate in France's presidential elections next year, but was charged with trying to rape a hotel maid - a claim he has denied.

The reporting of the trial has lifted the lid on inequality, harassment and, in the worst cases, sexual abuse within French society.

Christian Fraser reports.

  • 30 Jun 2011
  • From the section Europe
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