• Femicide in France
    France

    France & Femicide

    France recorded its 100th case of femicide this year at the beginning of the month. With one of the highest rates of female murders perpetrated by partners, ex partners or male family members in Europe, it’s estimated that a woman…

  • Nantes "Steve' fountain via @isidornazereth on Twitter
    France

    Justice for Steve

    A crimson lake pools around he Fountain de la Plece Royale in Nantes, reflecting the summer sunshine. Pale marble sculptures with black armbands, newly attached, stand knee deep in a sea of vivid red dye. A white sheet hangs over…

  • Villeneuve-d'Ascq. It was the summer of 'Joe le taxi' & my first trip to France with a school exchange to Villeneuve-d'Ascq, northern France's equivalent to Milton Keynes.
    France

    Villeneuve-d’Ascq

    My first real taste of France was a school French exchange trip. I found myself paired with Dorothé, a fearless, Amazonian girl of the same age from Villeneuve-d’Ascq, a new town in northern France. Infinitely more sophisticated than me, Dorothé…