Mouvement pour l'Égalité entre les Femmes et les Hommes

Struggle for recognition of forced suicide

Guidance devices for frontline professionals.

Knoworient and perform psychological autopsy.


Mélissa, young girl, full of life. Her psychologist will say that she had no suicidal tendencies. In a relationship for 5 months, her partner is described as being possessive, jealous, authoritarian, with a habit of belittling, humiliating and threatening. The young girl, then aged 23, committed suicide by jumping from the second floor of a building...


Mélissa Perrot


Adeline, a 34-year-old nurse, was 4 months pregnant with her partner with whom she had been in a relationship for 3 years. The young woman sent her partner an email on June 17, 2019, 2 months before committing suicide...




Odile, 50 years old, married since April 30, 2011. Since her marriage, those close to her describe a loss of joy of living, a depressive, extinct and withdrawn personality. These also describe marks of control and domination exercised over her by her companion. After 10 years of suffering and isolation, Odile commits suicide.




Maëlle, 14 years old, victim of school harassment and revenge porn. She ended her life on January 31, 2020...




A policewoman in Waremme committed a murder on her daughter. She also attempted to kill her son and commit suicide. After being interned, she committed suicide the following year.


A policewoman


At the age of 18, Fabienne met Marc, her first intimate partner. After 3 years of relationship, she realizes that she doesn't like it when Marc insists on having sex with her. She is afraid of his reaction, because every time she refuses, Marc insults her, denigrates her and shouts at her. She made 3 suicide attempts...



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