A man rides a bike by a slogan pasted on a wall reading "Avoid a rape trial: Become chief of police," in Paris, Saturday, July 11, 2020.

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Several high-profile cases of sexual assault and child rape have bubbled to the surface in recent months. Each story has exposed a common denominator: a culture of silence and complicity in France that has let this kind of abuse continue for years — even decades.

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A man rides a bike by a slogan pasted on a wall reading, "Avoid a rape trial: Become chief of police," in Paris, July 11, 2020.

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