This Tuesday the French government defended the fight for women’s rights faced by its Foreign Secretary Marlene Schiappa. She sparked controversy by giving an interview to the erotic magazine Playboy in the middle Crisis in the country around pension reform.
The officer’s case adds further complications to the government, which is already under severe pressure for several reasons More than two months of protests against the reform were encouraged and approved by decree by President Emmanuel Macron.
Chiappa “I was waging a fight for women’s rights that no one could take back or contest. Distracting at times, but with efficiency and above all honesty,” government spokesman Oliver Veran told a press conference.
He is the Secretary of State for Social and Solidarity Economy and Associative Life A target of criticism for giving her interview to PlayboyThursday appears in full social conflict in France over pension reform.
Schiappa, 40, an author of erotic books, poses in a long white dress and talks about women’s rights, politics and literature.
“Defending women’s right to dispose of their bodies is always and everywhere done. Women have freedom in France“, the media official tweeted on Saturday, very active on social networks.
Despite government support, Prime Minister Elizabeth Bourne called him out on the weekend Her appearance in the magazine was deemed “totally inappropriate”.In the current tense environment, according to the context of the head of government.
France has been recording major protests since mid-January against plans to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 by 2030 and raise the contribution to a full pension to 43 by 2027.
The protests intensified The violence turned violent after Macron approved the reform by decree. Last month, to avoid the bill failing in the National Assembly of the French Parliament.
Several members of the government had already expressed their support for Schiappa, such as Justice Minister Eric DuPont-Moretti or Interior Minister Gerald Dormanin.
The left-wing opposition criticized the government’s communications strategy after Macron spoke to children’s magazine Pif Gadget after Labor Minister Olivier Dussopt appeared in Tetu magazine aimed at the LGBTI group.
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