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Over a million demonstrate against pension reform in France

Feminist activists dressed as Rosie the Riveter demonstrate against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Feminist activists dressed as Rosie the Riveter demonstrate against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Feminist activists dressed as Rosie the Riveter demonstrate against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Protesters hold flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Protesters hold flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Protesters hold flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A general view shows the Place de la Republique as protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Bart Biesemans

A general view shows the Place de la Republique as protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Bart Biesemans

A general view shows the Place de la Republique as protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Bart Biesemans
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A placard with a portrait of French President Emmanuel Macron is seen as protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A placard with a portrait of French President Emmanuel Macron is seen as protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023....more

A placard with a portrait of French President Emmanuel Macron is seen as protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French CRS riot police stand on position amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French CRS riot police stand on position amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French CRS riot police stand on position amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A man holds a placard which reads "Work is bad for your health after 60" as protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A man holds a placard which reads "Work is bad for your health after 60" as protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023....more

A man holds a placard which reads "Work is bad for your health after 60" as protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French firefighters on strike attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

French firefighters on strike attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

French firefighters on strike attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier
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A protester hold a placard which reads "Raise wages, not the retirement age" as he stands on a statue at the Place de la Nation during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

A protester hold a placard which reads "Raise wages, not the retirement age" as he stands on a statue at the Place de la Nation during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike...more

A protester hold a placard which reads "Raise wages, not the retirement age" as he stands on a statue at the Place de la Nation during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier
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French firefighters on strike hold flares and CGT union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French firefighters on strike hold flares and CGT union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French firefighters on strike hold flares and CGT union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French high school students block access to the Lycee Turgot in Paris during a nationwide day of strike and protests against the French government's pension reform plan in France, January 19, 2023. The placards read "no planet, no pension," "angry high school students," "retirement before arthritis" and "police everywhere, pension nowhere." REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French high school students block access to the Lycee Turgot in Paris during a nationwide day of strike and protests against the French government's pension reform plan in France, January 19, 2023. The placards read "no planet, no pension," "angry...more

French high school students block access to the Lycee Turgot in Paris during a nationwide day of strike and protests against the French government's pension reform plan in France, January 19, 2023. The placards read "no planet, no pension," "angry high school students," "retirement before arthritis" and "police everywhere, pension nowhere." REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French CRS riot police apprehend protesters amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French CRS riot police apprehend protesters amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French CRS riot police apprehend protesters amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French CRS riot police stand on position amid clashes as protesters look on during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French CRS riot police stand on position amid clashes as protesters look on during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023....more

French CRS riot police stand on position amid clashes as protesters look on during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French CRS riot police apprehend a protester amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French CRS riot police apprehend a protester amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French CRS riot police apprehend a protester amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French CRS riot police stand on position amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French CRS riot police stand on position amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French CRS riot police stand on position amid clashes during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Feminist activists dressed as Rosie the Riveter demonstrate against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Feminist activists dressed as Rosie the Riveter demonstrate against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Feminist activists dressed as Rosie the Riveter demonstrate against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A placard depicting French President Emmanuel Macron as a king is seen during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A placard depicting French President Emmanuel Macron as a king is seen during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit...more

A placard depicting French President Emmanuel Macron as a king is seen during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French SNCF workers on strike hold flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

French SNCF workers on strike hold flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

French SNCF workers on strike hold flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier
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A protester attends a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. The slogan reads "pension reform" on a banner with a portrait of French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A protester attends a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. The slogan reads "pension reform" on a banner with a portrait of French...more

A protester attends a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Paris as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. The slogan reads "pension reform" on a banner with a portrait of French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A railway worker holds a CGT labour union flag during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A railway worker holds a CGT labour union flag during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A railway worker holds a CGT labour union flag during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Protesters holds CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters holds CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters holds CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Protesters hold a banner of the CGT labour union of the TotalEnergies Donges refinery during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters hold a banner of the CGT labour union of the TotalEnergies Donges refinery during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19,...more

Protesters hold a banner of the CGT labour union of the TotalEnergies Donges refinery during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. The slogan reads "for people and the planet first." REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. The slogan reads "for people and the planet first." REUTERS/Stephane...more

Protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. The slogan reads "for people and the planet first." REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Protesters hold a banner which reads "It's no!" during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters hold a banner which reads "It's no!" during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters hold a banner which reads "It's no!" during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Protesters hold French CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters hold French CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters hold French CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Protesters hold flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters hold flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters hold flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Protesters hold French labour unions flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters hold French labour unions flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters hold French labour unions flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Protesters attend a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Saint-Nazaire as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Protesters hold CGT labour union flags and flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Protesters hold CGT labour union flags and flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Protesters hold CGT labour union flags and flares during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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Protesters hold CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Protesters hold CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Protesters hold CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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Protesters hold a banner and French labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. The slogan reads "pensions, no to reform." REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Protesters hold a banner and French labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. The slogan reads "pensions, no to...more

Protesters hold a banner and French labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. The slogan reads "pensions, no to reform." REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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Protesters hold flares and CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Protesters hold flares and CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Protesters hold flares and CGT labour union flags during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan in Nice as part of a day of national strike and protests in France, January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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