Germany: women take to the streets of Cologne

Germany: women take to the streets of Cologne

Hundreds of women gathered on the steps of Cologne Cathedral in Germany on Saturday.

They came to protest against sexual violence and to push for women’s rights.

A string of robberies and sexual assaults in the city at New Year’s Eve have been blamed largely on foreigners. (…)

“I am here to take a stand for a peaceful society, where all people, women and men, can move around safely and joyfully. This did not happen at New Year so we need to take a stand.

We should contribute to peace and understanding with courage and clarity, that is why I am here” said Anja Stiel, from Cologne (…)

Euronews