#France

  • 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

  • Article: Hundreds of Power Players and Dozens of Governments Are Joining the Fight Against Cyberwarfare
    PartnerFinance & Innovation

    Hundreds of Power Players and Dozens of Governments Are Joining the Fight Against Cyberwarfare

    Nov. 26, 2018|Microsoft Corporation

    “Now that half of humanity is online, we need to find new ways to organize the internet.” Read more

  • Article: After Meeting With Nobel Winner Nadia Murad, France Says It Will Help Yazidi Survivors
    Girls & Women

    After Meeting With Nobel Winner Nadia Murad, France Says It Will Help Yazidi Survivors

    Oct. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    France will help resettle the women who had been held captive as sex slaves by the Islamic State. Read more

  • Article: UN Calls French Burqa Ban a Human Rights Violation
    Girls & Women

    UN Calls French Burqa Ban a Human Rights Violation

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Oct. 23, 2018

    France was the first country in Western Europe to pass a burqa ban. Read more

  • Article: Trudeau, Macron, and May Just Led a 'Milestone' Moment for Girls' Education in New York
    AdvocacyEducation

    Trudeau, Macron, and May Just Led a 'Milestone' Moment for Girls' Education in New York

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 28, 2018

    World leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly, at a session convened by Global Citizen. Read more

  • Article: French Man Fined $350 for Slapping Woman's Butt Under New Harassment Law
    Girls & Women

    French Man Fined $350 for Slapping Woman's Butt Under New Harassment Law

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 26, 2018

    The man made lewd comments and inappropriately touched a woman on a rush-hour bus. Read more

  • Article: Rihanna Just Published an Article in the Guardian to Reveal Why She’s Tweeting World Leaders
    Education

    Rihanna Just Published an Article in the Guardian to Reveal Why She’s Tweeting World Leaders

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 18, 2018

    And why she wants everyone to join her on social media. Read more

  • Article: Europe Is Seeing a Huge Surge of Measles — and Vaccination Rates Are to Blame
    Health

    Europe Is Seeing a Huge Surge of Measles — and Vaccination Rates Are to Blame

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 21, 2018

    In the first six months of 2018, 41,000 cases were reported. Read more