#France

  • 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

    July 8, 2019|Voice of America

    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

    July 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

  • Article: Elton John and President Macron Just Called on the World to Raise $14B to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria

    Elton John and President Macron Just Called on the World to Raise $14B to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 24, 2019

    Macron presented the artist with the Légion d’honneur for his commitment to the fight against HIV. Read more

  • Article: This Biodegradable Mural Below the Eiffel Tower Has an Important Message

    This Biodegradable Mural Below the Eiffel Tower Has an Important Message

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 18, 2019

    Saype painted interlocking arms as a symbol of unity. Read more