#France

  • Article: A Groundbreaking UN Report Is Giving Voice to the African Migrant Experience in Europe

    A Groundbreaking UN Report Is Giving Voice to the African Migrant Experience in Europe

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 21, 2019

    Despite risking enslavement, death, and crushing debt, 93% would make the journey again. Read more

  • Article: $14 Billion Was Just Pledged to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria

    $14 Billion Was Just Pledged to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 11, 2019

    This is the largest amount ever raised for a multilateral health organization. Read more

  • Article: The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 27, 2019

    It’s the most significant financing effort aimed at women in the continent's history. Read more

  • Article: Paris Is Building the World's Largest Organic Rooftop Farm

    Paris Is Building the World's Largest Organic Rooftop Farm

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 13, 2019

    It will be roughly three football fields in size. Read more

  • Article: France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    From Voice of America|July 8, 2019

    France's president is pushing to increase education and economic opportunities for girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Lives Are Being Saved in European Heatwave Thanks to Better Preparations: Climate Scientists

    Lives Are Being Saved in European Heatwave Thanks to Better Preparations: Climate Scientists

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 3, 2019

    Valuable lessons were learned from an extreme heatwave in 2003 that killed over 35,000 people. Read more

  • Article: France Braces for Worst Heat Wave in Recorded History

    France Braces for Worst Heat Wave in Recorded History

    By Joe McCarthy|June 27, 2019

    “Globally, these extreme temperatures are five times more likely to occur.” Read more

  • Article: Muslim Women Protest Burkini Ban in France Swimming Pool

    Muslim Women Protest Burkini Ban in France Swimming Pool

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 25, 2019

    The modest swimsuit style has been banned from numerous public pools. These women are fighting back. Read more