Muslim-majority areas are now NO-GO areas for women

Women say Muslim-majority areas in French suburbs are now NO-GO areas for females where they are banned from mixing with men and must dress conservatively


  • TV channel France 2 went undercover to depict ’no-go‘ zones in Paris
  • Women are routinely banned from shops in some Muslim-majority suburbs
  • After urban riots in 2005, parts of the country have become socially segregated
  • Journalist Caroline Sinz from France 2 said: ‚Women seem to have been eras

„French women who have been effectively banned from cafés and bars in certain ’no-go‘ suburbs in the country are fighting back.

Journalists and activists for TV channel France 2 went undercover in various communities with high Islamic populations in Paris to show how conservative Muslim men are enforcing social segregation in public spaces.

In the secret footage, activists Nadia Remand and Aliza Sayah from women’s rights campaign group La Brigade des Mères (Brigade of Mothers) enter a shop in Sevran: a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris.“ (…)