violence The President of the National Assembly believes, in an interview with the JDD, that the voice of children is not heard enough
Yaël Braun-Pivet has been the first female president of the National Assembly since June. — J. MacDougallAFP
- Yaël Braun-Pivet explains to the JDD this Sunday that she wishes to free the voices of children who are victims of violence.
- She confides to the JDD that her own mother was a battered child and that this personal story influenced her politically.
In an interview with at the JDD this Sunday at; On the occasion of the International Day of the Rights of the Child, the President of the National Assembly, Yaël Braun-Pivet, believes that the voice of children is not listened to enough. e. “They talk and the adults don't hear them. They feel too much passivity; facing situations that would require strong reactions from adults, in the face of violence or harassment. Too many stories arrive in the courts because we left the situation is deteriorating despite warnings.”
The LREM manager, who launched in September a delegation for the rights of the child within the Assembly, considers that “there is a need for a MeToo for childhood”. “The figures of violence against children are appalling. […] They do not necessarily know that the acts of which they are victims are not the norm and are prohibited by law. There is progress to be made. to do in schools.”
She insists, regarding sexual violence: “To reveal incest, one must already; that the child is aware that the adult has crossed the line and gets out of the conflict of loyalty. This may take a long time”.
“ It is not enough to pass laws »
If Yaël Braun-Pivet considers that the recent laws on ordinary educational violence, on harassment or on consent have made it possible to better protect children, it is now necessary « s’ensure their implementation” with a “society commitment” ”. “It is not enough to pass laws to solve the problems,” she adds.
The President of the National Assembly, by elsewhere a mother of five children, confides that this subject resonates personally with her. “My mother was a child beaten by her stepfather, she told JDD. When she ran away to find help at the police station, the police systematically drove her back to the police station. the House. […] This story forged me; as a woman and as a politician.”