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Women Fighting Climate Change

Meet 6 Inspiring Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change

Poverty and climate change inordinately affect women and girls. Meet six inspiring women at the forefront of the battle for a better future.
American Library in Paris centennial

100 Years! The Iconic Rise, Survival and Influence of the American Library in Paris

As the American Library in Paris celebrates its centennial, we look back at the origins, history, evolution and future of this literary landmark.
change

COVID, George Floyd, and My Wave of Anger on a Normandy Beach

An American expat in Paris draws a link from the past to recent events and shares her struggle to make significant change in our turbulent world today.
Black-owned businesses

Time to Shine a Light on Black-Owned Businesses in France

Upset by scenes of police brutality worldwide, an African-American expat says protests are good but supporting Black-owned businesses in France is better.
non-French women

When Staying at Home is a Danger for Non-French Women

Domestic abuse is a serious problem during confinement, especially for non French-women. Luckily, prominent voices are working to ensure these women are not alone.
meditation

Connecting Women Around the World Through Meditation

A wellness coach in Paris bonds women around the world in meditation to share in the present moment and alleviate the stress of confinement.
pantry meals

Deliciously Easy Pantry Meals for Surviving Quarantine

Chef and food blogger Molly Pisula shares tips and tricks to make the most of your shopping and pantry meals while responsibly social distancing.
kindness of strangers

Paris Lockdown: The Kindness of Strangers

Are you bored and lonely stuck inside during lockdown? An American expat in Paris shares her story of how an act of kindness is helping her get through a difficult time.
sos help

SOS HELP: A Hotline in Paris Offers Free Support in English

Sometimes the most exciting places in the world can be the most daunting, especially if you’re facing the new challenges alone. SOS Paris is an English-language telephone hotline in Paris run by volunteers where you can talk to someone when you're in need.
quarantine

Life Under Quarantine for a Bi-Cultural Student

A half-French, half-American student reflects on the evolution of the Coronavirus quarantine and how it has altered her life in the space of a few weeks.