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The Student: Feminists, topless, in Paris

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Oct. 14, 2012, 11:43 a.m. |

Ukraine's Inna Shevchencko, right, and other activists members of the women's rights group Femen, chants slogans during a topless march in Paris, Tuesday, Sept, 18, 2012.
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 Abi Samuels thinks that just stripping off isn’t the most effective way of advancing the feminist movement. 

‘Let’s get naked,’ reads one of many campaign slogans plastered on the walls of a former public washhouse in a run-down district of northern Paris. On closer inspection, the Ukrainian-based feminist group Femen’s first international boot camp seems to mirror its decor: bold and brash, yet essentially meaningless.

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