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My name is Sefana, I'm a student in a French selective school called "Sciences Po" where I study sciences politics, marketing/management and history. I come from Paris and I'm doing Erasmus during one year at the University of Potsdam. I love Pistachio Ice cream, electro music, spontaneous and self-confident People.


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 „Kevin ist kein Name sondern eine Diagnose“ - this was the controversial heading of a newspaper article in the German newspaper “Der Spiegel” in 2009 (Trenkamp 2009). Translating it, it means “Kevin is not a name but a diagnosis”. It touches the topic of inequality in school – an organization that should actually empower students instead of discriminating some of them. This heading was inspired by studies that have been done in Germany, which state that students with the name Kevin usually get worse marks in school than other pupils.

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In this article, the journalist summarizes David Thomson's book, entitled "The French jihadists." It shows the importance of women in the new jihad mostly leaded by ISIS in Syria and Irak and the importance of social networks in their indoctrination. According to David Thomson, journalist and author of The French Jihadists, it would be on a range of 100-150 women and children, along with French fighters installed Syria.  Who are they? 

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On the occasion of Women's Day in March 2014, the market research institute Harris Interactive conducted a study on women's relationship to the environment in France. 
  The Institute surveyed a sample of 1000 individuals representing the French population in order to determine if they adopt a different attitude from men on this issue.

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The Economic and Social Council published in February 2014, a study showing that according the public opinion and employers, women’s work is always less legitimate than men’s.
Indeed, 50 years after women have gaining the right to pursue an activity, women’s work is still less visible, less recognized and less valuated than men’s. Women's work has not yet acquired full legitimacy in France as a study of the Economic Social and Environmental Council (CESE), published in February 2014 says so. 

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The situation I want to talk about now is that of those countries who are declared as failed or collapsed and the situation of those groups more affected by that.  

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In France the case of the glass ceiling is treated in the highest echelons of the state. In fact, the Prime Minister asked for a study in april 2013, called « « Plafond de verre: Les déterminants de l’avancement de carrière des cadres féminins », which tries to explores a different angle the problem of the glass ceiling. Instead of interest to women as victims, the study shows how women are trying to escape the discrimination and the means by which they get there.  

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A young director named Sophie Peters made a documentary filmed in Belgium called «Woman of the street », in which she walks Sophie Peters walks in a very popular area of Brussels a French-speaking environment, and wipes very derogatory remarks because she is wearing a dress and boots.

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In 2012, one of the campaign pledge of the french President Francois Hollande, was to create the ministry of women's rights, a promise that he used to honor until 2014 when the ministry has been repealed during a reshufle. During her short mandate, the Minister of Women's Rights, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, was very productive, she launched for instance a plan for « True Equality Between Women and Men ». This report is extracted from the plan and reveals the key figure to understanding the health of women in France.

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The morning after pill is an emergency contraception which is safe and effective. It is the « Plan B » to prevent pregnancy after unprotected intercourse. But how does it work ?

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Sofie Peeters's documentary *, which deals with street harassment in Brussels, came in 2012 as a bombshell in the public debate and gave birth to numerous reactions on the Web. Since then, other videos followed from New York or Paris, showing exactly the same phenomenon. **

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  A vicious Circle : The tragic condition of women in Iran     One year ago, on April 4th, Activists of the women's movement Femen demonstrated in front of the Ahmadiyya-Moschee, which is the oldest Mosque of Berlin. "We're free, we're naked, it's our right, it's our body, it's our rules, and nobody can use religion, or any other holy thing, to abuse women, to oppress them »  said a Femen member.

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My name is Sefana, I'm a student in a French selective school called "Sciences Po" where I study sciences politics, marketing/management and history. I come from Paris and I'm doing Erasmus during one year at the University of Potsdam.

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