White March, January 9, 2022 in Nice, in support of a mother killed by her ex-companion on January 1
A white march gathered Sunday afternoon in Nice five hundred people, according to the prefecture, came to show their support for a mother killed by her ex-companion on January 1, one of the four feminicides since the start of the year in France.
Those present at this rally went from the victim’s home, located in a popular area of the city, to the promenade des Anglais by the sea where a balloon release took place in tribute to Lisa, a mother. of a family of four children, aged 45, found dead strangled in the trunk of a car eight days earlier.
Within the parade, many people wore a white T-shirt with the portrait of the victim, while others held up signs “She leaves him, he kills her” or “To love? To kill”, observed on the spot a AFP photographer.
A judicial information for assassination was opened Monday by the public prosecutor’s office of Nice, after the discovery of the body of this woman whom her ex-companion admitted to having strangled, had indicated the public prosecutor.
On Saturday January 8, a man was taken into police custody, suspected of having killed his 29-year-old partner and their two-year-old daughter with several stab wounds in Aubervilliers (Seine-Saint-Denis), bringing the number to four. of homicides by spouse or ex-spouse in France since the beginning of 2022.
On January 1, a 27-year-old woman was killed in Maine-et-Loire by her companion, while another, 56, in Meurthe-et-Moselle, suffered the same fate under identical circumstances.
According to the latest report from the Ministry of the Interior, 102 women were killed at the hands of their spouse or ex-spouse in 2020. They were 146 in 2019. The feminist collective against gender-based and sexual violence #NousToutes counts 113 feminicides in 2021.