#France

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

    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
    Environment

    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
    Environment

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Health

    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
    Citizenship

    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

  • Article: Young Voters Across Europe Led to a 'Green Wave' to Fight for Climate Action
    Environment

    Young Voters Across Europe Led to a 'Green Wave' to Fight for Climate Action

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 28, 2019

    Green parties scored particularly high with young voters in Europe. Read more

  • Article: Western Governments Are Selling Arms That Reach 'War Crime' Militia Groups in Yemen, Warns Amnesty
    Citizenship

    Western Governments Are Selling Arms That Reach 'War Crime' Militia Groups in Yemen, Warns Amnesty

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 8, 2019

    Amnesty International claims “out-of-control” militias are getting their hands on the weapons. Read more