It all happened on a street in Strasbourg. Elizabeth (22) was on her way home when she was stopped by three men who hit her because she was wearing a skirt.

She told France Bleu Alsace radio she was on her way home when she was stopped by three men, who spoke obscenely to her for wearing a skirt. Two of them held her, while the third hit her hard on the face, bruising one eye. Later, they fled, write BBC journalists, quoted by Freedom.

The incident, says the young woman, was attended by more than ten people, but no one intervened.

It is a “serious and unacceptable thing,” government officials said.

“A woman is never hit because she is wearing a skirt. A woman is hit because there are misogynistic, sexist, violent people who break free from any law and any rule by hitting, “said Deputy Interior Minister Marlene Schiappa, according to the source.

In France, since 2018, a law against street harassment has been in force.

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