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Marcelle Marques Capy

  • The fruits of rape prepare for birth. What should be done? Woman is free to dispose of herself. She therefore has the right to refuse maternity imposed by force. Society may not complete the barbarians' work by condemning the victim to be resigned. To uproot the seed is a right.

    • Marcelle Marques Capy,
    • in Margaret R. Higonnet, ed., Lines of Fire: Women Writers of World War I ()

Marcelle Marques Capy, French journalist, pacifist, writer, feminist

(1891 - 1962)