Stories about France
2 June 2016
31 May 2016
26 April 2016
One 2014 study revealed that 85% of women in Paris "have little faith" that anyone would come to their aide if they were assaulted on the metro.
22 April 2016
"Why would a homeless person make a website? ...I will say that I am a computer programmer first and a homeless person second."
17 April 2016
Researchers say roughly a third of all the food we produce is never eaten. In Paris, a new restaurant is taking a small slice out of all that waste.
8 April 2016
‘Let's Not Give In to Fear': An Interview With Hugues Lawson-Body, Photographer of Celebrities and Parisian Youth
"I try to photograph young people just as they are. They are just as important as the adult generation, yet they suffer from neglect and need to be inspired."
20 March 2016
1 March 2016
"The series shows an under-represented community. The aim was to show the cultural richness of this community."
26 February 2016
"When the political system is so fundamentally flawed that it is unresponsive to an issue of colossal international importance...then every citizen has a responsibility to act. "
23 February 2016
For the hundreds of unaccompanied minors living in Calais' "Jungle" refugee camp life is extremely hard, and the eviction of camp residents by French authorities won't make it easier.
17 February 2016
The Malaysian government is now blocking the blogging platform Medium, in an apparent effort to censor the Malaysian investigative news organization Sarawak Report.
13 February 2016
11 February 2016
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
1 February 2016
The 2016 “Simone de Beauvoir Prize" has been awarded to Giusi Nicolini, mayor of Lampedusa and Linosa. She has been called "lioness" “for her brave actions in favour of refugees”
28 January 2016
Madagascar is not known for its role in World War II. Yet it was a central part of one of the darkest events of the war.
29 December 2015
27 December 2015
Latifa Ibn Ziaten talks to French students about her son's murderer. And why they shouldn't follow in his path.
26 December 2015
23 December 2015
This has been a fascinating year on GV Face, our Hangout series where we try to understand the world through discussions with our on-ground experts -- Global Voices community members.
16 December 2015
Poverty, practicalities and lack of awareness can complicate efforts to do so, experts at a conference on development and climate change in Benin concluded.