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Violence against women and children is Covid's 'shadow pandemic' warns UN
Violence against women and children is Covid's 'shadow pandemic' warns UN The United Nations says lockdowns intended to stop the spread of the coronavirus have lead to an increase in violence against women, especially domestic violence across the globe. Although France has put in place several measures to combat this trend, more needs to be done.
Calendar: The next key dates in France's plan to end lockdown France is now working on a three-step programme to end its lockdown, here are the key dates over the next three months.
France to end lockdown on Dec. 15, but restrictions will loosen this week
France to end lockdown on Dec. 15, but restrictions will loosen this week Emmanuel Macron has loosened the grip of lockdown, which will be replaced by a curfew from 15 December, but called on the French to take responsibility during the festive season. This, as the country recorded 50,000 deaths from Covid.
'We must do everything to avoid a third wave and lockdown,' says Macron
'We must do everything to avoid a third wave and lockdown,' says Macron France will begin easing its Covid-19 lockdown this weekend so that by Christmas, shops, theatres and cinemas will re-open and people will be able to spend the holiday with the rest of their family, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday.

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Prints of Provence, fabrics on a marketstall

Prints of Provence: “Les Indiennes” colourful fabrics

in History and Traditions by Margo Lestz
How could a fabric that originated in India, was copied by Armenians and outlawed in France, become a symbol of Provence? The kaleidoscope of cotton fabrics that punctuate the Provençal markets today just seem to shout “southern France”. They are decorated with cicadas, olives and flowers in colours that reflect the local…
Mimosa ladies in a group

Mimosa Matters fundraising: past, present and future

in Community by Karen Hockney
Five years ago, Mimosa Matters started life as a conversation over coffee among a group of female expats who had all been touched by cancer and were keen to make a difference to the community they live in. Today, this association has raised almost a quarter of a million euros through a variety of innovative and fun events,…