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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.
American voters

American Voters Abroad Hit Feverish Pitch to Cast Their Ballots

An American expat in Paris explains the frenzy to make every vote count this year and why the whole world is watching the upcoming US elections.

Why I’m Running 30 Marathons in 30 countries before I turn 30

Meet the Paris marathon runner who came up with the crazy idea to run 30 marathons in 30 countries before she turns 30. With Run to Reach, Liz Warner is running to change lives.

EKIPP: Building a Community, One Extraordinary Kid at a Time

For parents of special-needs children, being an expat can be especially lonely and difficult. Luckily, the EKIPP support network is here to help.
refugees

Global Mom: Expat Women Understand the Need to Help Refugees

A globe-trotting writer and mother describes how she became involved in the cause of helping refugees, documenting their experiences to give them a voice.
act now

2020: Act Now for Women and for Our Planet

Climate change and gender inequality are two of the biggest issues facing our world today. Here's how you can be part of the solution and bring about positive change.
US elections

Global Mom: Resisting Despair, Stoking Hope After the US Elections

Melissa Dalton-Bradford offers advice on how to counter despair over the US elections by standing up, speaking out and keeping hope alive.
holiday charities

Charities in Paris: How to Help People in Need Over the Festive Season

Christmas is a time of giving and goodwill. What better way to spread some festive goodwill than by volunteering or making a donation to a charity which helps people in need?
refugee camp

What Happened on a Design Student’s Quest to Help a Refugee Camp

For the first few hours in the camp, I was scoping out potential design related modifications to make the refugees’ stay more… adequate? I had come expecting to experience a eureka moment: “I’m going to make this camp so much better, good Design will solve the refugee crisis!”. Boy was I wrong.
at home in Paris

Settling Into Balance and Authentic Happiness in Paris

After the initial thrill of arriving in Paris, check out these tips to find the people and activities that will make your adopted city feel like home.