« Il n’y a qu’un problème philosophique vraiment sérieux : c’est le suicide »

« Il n’y a qu’un problème philosophique vraiment sérieux : c’est le suicide », c’est ainsi que commence l’ouvrage d’Albert Camus : le Mythe de Sisyphe. Bien plus que romancier et journaliste, Albert Camus fut également philosophe. Quand la mort est volontairement infligée, des milliers de « pourquoi » surgissent inévitablement. En expliquant le désir de mourir, cet auteur tente également de comprendre le sens de la vie. La … Continuer de lire « Il n’y a qu’un problème philosophique vraiment sérieux : c’est le suicide »

A la croisée des cultures : ces femmes qui ont marqué l’Histoire (France/Mexique)

Olympe de Gouge, Simone de Beauvoir, Simone Veil, nous connaissons tous les grandes femmes qui ont marqué notre Histoire, notre Histoire française. Mais qu’en est-il des femmes aux quatre coins du monde qui ont, elles aussi, profondément bouleversé l’Histoire de leur pays. Les connaissez-vous ? Cette rubrique sera composée d’une série d’articles rédigés à quatre mains, ils auront comme objectif de vous faire découvrir des … Continuer de lire A la croisée des cultures : ces femmes qui ont marqué l’Histoire (France/Mexique)

Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in Mexico

« I believe that violence against women and femicide are among the most important problems in Mexico. Mexico has reached a record number of murders of women in the last decade. Since April of this year, 500 women have been murdered in a violent manner. In June, presidential candidate Ricardo ANAVA presented figures from a UN report showing that an average of 7 women were murdered … Continuer de lire Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in Mexico

Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in the USA

“So, in the United States, women generally earn even less money because they are expected to take care of children and housework in addition to their careers. Women are less likely to get promotions, that kind of things. I think the situation would improve if childcare services were more accessible and if men took on more responsibilities at home. In addition, in some parts of … Continuer de lire Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in the USA

Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in Italy

“In Italy, there are things to fight concerning gender inequalities – for example, the « quote rosa » which means that in public structures, there must be a certain number of members who are necessarily women. This tool does not help to build a gender equality that is really felt. At work, men are often preferred over women because women can get pregnant, they are perceived as … Continuer de lire Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in Italy

Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in Japan

Kaori answers my questions about gender inequalities by sending me two photos   « In this picture we can see a reserved wagon to women because many women are affected by men on the trains. »     « In this second picture we see a schoolgirl and a man. Some men wait for girls in dark places. On this sign, we can read « Women do not walk … Continuer de lire Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in Japan

Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in Peru

Dans le cadre de notre prochain numéro spécial Féminisme, un témoignage sur la situation des femmes au Pérou ! “Peru is a very conservative country, which in its deepest roots still has many inequalities of opportunity and rights between men and women. This means that Lima is one of the most dangerous cities for women in the world and you can feel it. For example, from … Continuer de lire Gender inequalities in the world: Women’s rights in Peru