Women hold signs as they take part in a demonstration against government plans to ban or limit the practice of abortion in Turkey on 22 June 2012, in Istanbul.
Abortion appears to be illegal and clandestine in large parts of the Muslim world. Yet, women continue to challenge the status quo and archaic laws through their daily practices and activism.
While many jobs are being replaced by technology, those that participate in the making of (good) social experiences for people are bucking the trend.
A three-banded clownfish (
Amphiprion ocellaris) navigates the anemones of the Andaman Coral Reef, India.
Our children all know the little clownfish Nemo, star of the Pixar film. But why does he have three stripes, rather than one or two? Developmental and evolutionary biology are revealing the answer.
A “rationalist” assembly in Washington DC, 2011. “Nones” or “none of the above” groups are growing.
In many European societies, the non-religious are a sizable part of the population, often silent but growing in number.
Protesters in front of the San Francisco Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters, February 28, 2018.
As the US federal government shifts toward harsher and more restrictive immigration policies, local authorities are pushing back with the "sanctuary cities" movement.
In France, expressions of spirituality are rare in workplace, but the situation has evolved since the 2010s. How important is this phenomenon and what are the impacts on the organisations?
France, Germany and other European countries are increasing their use of renewable energy sources as well as storage solutions to help overcome their intermittent nature.
Jump or hold tight?
Halloween and the celebrations of the Dia de Muertos make us remember of one of the most natural feelings shared among living creatures: fear.
The old ideologies have to go so we can re-invent politics based in local knowledge and citizens’ initiatives.
Populism is currently attractive because it contains a grain of truth. If we want to be prepared for the post-populist period and hasten its coming, we must address these real issues.
The end roaming charges is not yet synonymous with total freedom.
Since 15 June 2017, roaming charges have been banned in the European Union. Are users necessarily beneficiaries of this measure?
In the wake of the Paris Climate Agreement, France has committed to cutting achieving carbon neutrality for its building stock by 2050. While the goal is ambitious, the challenges are significant.
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In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese "thought language" allows us to change our view of Europe.
Research indicates that up to a third of all food is wasted – but also shows that anti-waste campaigns frequently backfire.
Research shows that campaigns that try to make consumers feel guilty about the amount they waste often make things worse, not better. A new study poins the way to more effective anti-waste campaigns.
Neve Te Aroha Ardern, just three months old, discovers UN headquarters in New York with his father and mother, who holds the highest political office in New Zealand.
The media interest in the New Zealand leader, who gave birth this summer, is an illustration of the difficulties faced by women who choose to pursue a career without sacrificing their lives as mothers.
As part of the Grenoble École de Management’s 2018 Geopolitics Festival, four scholars explored the art of debate -- an antidote for toxic conversations in the fake-news era.
The spix macaw is considered to be extinct in the wild.“
Rapid environmental decline is a major threat, yet education is not mobilised to empower children. Fortunately, many initiatives explore how to make students actors of the ecological transition.
Is a cassette player an “ordinary object” or a “mystery”? It depends on whom you ask, and ethnography can help you ask the right questions.
Big data is all the rage in management circles and beyond, yet little is said about the understanding needed with such voluminous data. An important lesson can be learned from ethnographic research.
In France, nearly three-quarters of the children of divorced couples see their fathers only one weekend every fifteen days.
Families in the 21st century have changed, making it necessary to rethink what has been "traditional" ways of sharing the custody of children.
French President Emmanuel Macron (C- bottom) poses with participants of the “Tech for Planet” event in Paris, on December 12, 2017, ahead of the One Planet Summit.
In a recent Twitter post, French president Macron reminded the world that the word "entrepreneur" is in fact French.
The management of green spaces in Valldaura.
In a context marked by major ecological, social and economic changes, cities are at the heart of transitions.