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Too Many Calls, Too Much Harassment: France Shuts Helpline

A support group for victims of sexual harassment in France said it was forced to shut its helpline after receiving a deluge of calls in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal. Paris-based AVFT, a national association helping women who have experienced violence at work, said it was "overwhelmed" with a backlog of cases that had piled up over the past two years so could take no more calls. "For several months we have been submerged by requests, which has forced us to...

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