Women look at a display of flowers as they stand at the site where a woman was found dead the day before, in Cagnes-sur-Mer on 2 September 2019, making her the 100th victim of femicide in France this year

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The disfigured physique of the younger girl was discovered on Saturday, hidden below garbage, branches and an outdated quilt.

An area resident passing close to the practice station of Cagnes-sur-Mer, southern France, thought he had seen a foot and raised the alarm.

The loss of life of 21-year-old Salomé has been recorded because the 100th case of femicide this 12 months.

It comes as the federal government pronounces measures to fight the killing of ladies associated to home violence.

In keeping with a number of neighbours, the younger girl was killed by her associate throughout a violent assault which came about on the street at night time after a row, French media report.

“She was telling him every thing she thought and he didn’t prefer it,” one eyewitness advised native media. “He hit her, hit her in opposition to the wall, stomped on her abdomen, on her head.”

An investigation has been opened by the native prosecutor’s workplace for femicide, and the ladies’s companion has been arrested.

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Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday launched a summit across the topic which incorporates neighborhood and affiliation representatives, police, judges, legal professionals and authorities ministers.

He has introduced quite a few preliminary emergency measures, together with the creation of 1,000 shelter locations and emergency lodging from subsequent 12 months, and an audit of 400 police stations to see how girls’s complaints are dealt with.

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He has additionally stated €5m (£four.5m) can be launched within the combat in opposition to femicide, and that the complaints process can be simplified, that the safety of ladies below risk can be improved, and that their companions can be eliminated extra shortly.

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The PM additionally floated the concept these convicted of home violence or below a retraining order must put on an digital bracelet to guard girls from additional violence.

As he introduced the measures, he stated home violence didn’t occur in a context the place “the place wrongs are shared: it’s typically a course of [where women find themselves in] a sexist grip, very a lot entrenched in our mentalities and practices, a lot in order that some males are used to [acting with] impunity”.

Nonetheless, representatives of home violence associations have stated way more is required to successfully fight the issue.

Closing measures might be introduced in November.

In 2018, the ministry of the inside had recorded 121 femicides. On Sunday, the 101st case was recorded, that of a 92-year-old girl killed by her 94-year-old husband in southern France.

In Europe, France is alleged to be among the many international locations with the very best fee of ladies killed by their associate, with zero.18 victims per 100,000 girls, in keeping with 2017 Eurostat figures.

This compares with a fee of zero.13 in Switzerland, zero.11 in Italy and zero.12 in Spain, however is lower than in Germany (zero.23).

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In June, Spain recorded the 1,000th homicide of a lady by a associate since data started in 2003.

The nation has developed a system of particular courts reserved solely for instances of sexual violence in opposition to girls.

All professionals, whether or not medics, police or judiciary are skilled in coping with conjugal violence. And police should register each criticism with judges requited to take care of instances inside 72 hours.