Crédit Émilie Porée.

Look At Her: The inspiring one

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND PROOFREAD BY CARA EVANS-GILLEN As part of the “Look At Her” project, Emily Porée is travelling across Southeast Asia to meet women from all walks of life to draw their portrait. In Phnom Penh, she interviewed Thavry Thon, who participated in the international conference “Asian women private sector tourism” organised […]

Read More
Crédit Muriel Epailly.

Pierre Rabhi : “respecting the life to which we owe life” (2/2)

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND JOYCE CHEN For a few decades now he’s been inviting people to experiment with sobriety, a strange notion, sometimes very removed from recent generations. “Happy sobriety” is a lifestyle that remains but has been pushed aside by the vices of Western modernity. Pierre Rabhi, almost in his 80s, not only […]

Read More
Crédit Muriel Epailly.

Pierre Rabhi : « respecting the life to which we owe life » (1/2)

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND JOYCE CHEN For a few decades now he’s been inviting people to experiment with sobriety, a strange notion, sometimes very removed from recent generations. “Happy sobriety” is a lifestyle that remains but has been pushed aside by the vices of Western modernity. Pierre Rabhi, almost in his 80s, not only […]

Read More

Studying in England: life of an expat student

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND BEN LITTLEDYKE Every year, more and more Europeans decide to study abroad. One of them, Fiona, tells the Journal International about her life as a student in England. Fiona is a 19-year-old French student, who enrolled at the University of Surrey after receiving her baccalaureate (French high school diploma). She […]

Read More
Crédit iStock.

An increasing number of icebergs float past the Canadian east coast, and that’s not good news…

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND NIKI SO Even if the sight of icebergs floating along the Canadian east coast during this time of the year is one of the most beautiful views, it is very worrying as the number of icebergs is constantly increasing. For scientists, global warming has something to do with it. Article […]

Read More
Image d'illustration. Crédit Hernán Piñera.

Argentina : A Second Wind for the Teachers’ Battle.

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND NIAMH WEEKES Since March 6, Argentinian teachers have been strike to defend the working conditions they are facing under Macri’s government. ‘ As long as there will be masters standing, there won’t be people on their knees’ is one of the movement’s slogans, asking for the opening of the paritarias. […]

Read More
Félicité, personnage interprété par Véronique Beya Mputu. Capture d'écran de la bande-annonce du film.

‘Félicité’ : Kinshasa’s recovery

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND LUCY HARRIES The Berlinale 2017 prizewinner, the film ‘Félicité’ (Felicity in English) by Aain Gomis was released on March 29 in theatres. Following the daily battle of a Congolese woman, the audience faces the reality of DR Congo’s capital with full-force. A technical masterpiece which depicts a real social disaster. […]

Read More