Repeat repeat! Three years after the withdrawal of a fresco of a pornographic nature and exists in the refectory of the interns of the University Hospital of Purpan in Toulouse (Haute-Garonne), a new “work” considered degrading creates controversy in the self of the boarding school of medicine from the same establishment. Installed this summer, the painting, 3 meters long by 1.5 meters wide, is a very nimble parody of “Liberty leading the people” by Eugène Delacroix.
In particular, we see a woman wearing a collar and eating rubbish on all fours, as well as men and women in a sexual position of submission. Alerted by unions and the association Dare feminism 31, the management of the CHU has just requested by mail its immediate withdrawal from the association of interns.
A contested “humor”
“We have filed an alert for serious and imminent danger in the CHSCT with the management to request an investigation, because this fresco is degrading and exists,” explains Victor Alava, nurse at the CHU and secretary of the Sud Santé Social 31 union. rifle culture name (medical interns), is not acceptable in a public establishment where sexual and gender-based violence and harassment exist. “
The association of interns pleads for its part the humor rifle, in vogue in many CHU of France. A defense refuted by the management of the CHU and the faculties of health who “recall their strictest commitment to the fight against the form of attack on the dignity of persons” and their policy of prevention and fight against harassment and discrimination .