French feminists denounce ‘degrading’ seaside postcards

Women walk past a rack that displays postcards, some with pictures of bikini-clad women, on a stand at a souvenir shop in Marseille, France, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson NO ARCHIVES. NO SALES.

PARIS (Reuters) – Smutty postcards with pictures of women wearing bikinis are a typical if often maligned feature of French seaside resorts. But in the wake of an anti-sexual harassment movement sweeping France, their days may be numbered. A French feminist organisation has branded the risque cards “sexist and sometimes pornographic” and launched a campaign […]

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