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Hi! My name is Margaux,I study History and Journalism at Versailles, France. I'm currently in Erasmus year at the Universität Potsdam. I choose this class because I have a great interest in writing article and also the subject was interesting. I am curious to discover gender equality, it's a topic I want work on.
I'm especially interest in travelling, and discover others cultures. I like sport, music ..

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The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster occurred in Japan on 11march 2011, is etched into the memory and worried public who ask for more transparency on nuclear industry. Energy is essential for human being to live. We use energy every day in a different way: food, electricity, petrol… Nuclear power is quite recent in regard of thermal power station which used fossil fuel (coal, oil, gas). It is the result of a fission.This power is controversial due to its danger, but also admired because it’s a powerful energy.   

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Global Climat change and Global warming are already happening, both are challenges for the future of humanity. Governments have undertaken little action in terms of preparing response strategies and promoting resilience. The Kyoto Protocole (signed on 1997, effective since 16 February 2005) « which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) » and the Copenhagen Summit (2009) were supposing to offer concrete answers to the environmental challenges of the next few decades.

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As Simone de Beauvoir said « On ne naît pas femme, on le devient » which means « One is not born a woman, but becomes one » (1)

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The « Positive Discrimination » (in United Kingdom) or « Affirmative action » (in the United States)  is  - according to Cambridge dictionary - « the act of giving advantage to those groups in society that are often treated unfairly because of their race, sex, etc. » This process of « giving preferential treatment » is especially used in employment and concern particularly minority groups like women, immigrant, disabled persons … In sum, to give more to those who have less. 

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If one trust what our European neighbors think and the stereotypes conveyed by media, we, the French, are the most inclined to take to the streets to show our dissatisfaction in Europe. Contrary to our homologs from the other side of the Rhine who prefer peaceful negotiations to confrontation, which is chose only as a last resort, we are attached to the strike culture and handling the art of contestation to press our claims (in 1936 with the Front Populaire, during May 1968, and over the past years against the CPE (first employment contract), the pension reform or the eco-tax).

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Quite common sentence when Czechs talk about minorities living in their (mine, as well) country. Of course, you are not a racist, you just want everyone who do not speak the same language, do not look same or whatever to leave your country. If you are not a tourist, take your bags and go away!

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Last few months I have read a lot of quite unpleasant and critical articles and comments about my generation, the generation Y, millennials (the people born in 1980s and 1990s [1]) or in the Czech Republic also known as the “Havel’s children”, in the Czech online media (e. g. [2], [3]).

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 Because I am French, I needed to tackle this issue. Because I am an Erasmus student and that I am here to discover a new cultur, to meet new people, to be more open-minded. Open-minded. It is something that everybody has to learn as we stand so far from it… Because I am writing on this blog, on which we individuals are free to write about whatever we want to. Freedom of speech.  

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Different types of welfare states tend to choose different institutional ways to organize systems taking care of childcare, healthcare and education. The way these institutions are formed can be analyzed from a gender perspective and tell us something about how different policies generate different consequences for men and women. In this text we are about to make a comparison between Sweden and Germany in order to discuss the question: How do different institutional solutions influence the way parents organize their parental leave?

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"A stunning drama about the desperate state of women in Iran" said the famous Wall Street Journal (13/04/2001) about The Circle.

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Hi! My name is Margaux,I study History and Journalism at Versailles, France. I'm currently in Erasmus year at the Universität Potsdam. I choose this class because I have a great interest in writing article and also the subject was interesting.

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