Tag: femmes

Open Democracy – The secret in their eyes: in Kyrgyzstan, plastic surgery is booming thanks to Instagram

Multimedia report published on Open Democracy’s website, on December 10th 2019. Photos : Clara Marchaud In this Central Asian state, urban and social media-savvy women are increasingly turning to eye surgery for self-confidence. Like other Kyrgyz women, Madina* has often dreamed of having deep-set eyes. After a few months pondering, the 57-year-old decided to fulfill ...

The Calvert Journal : Meet the pioneers running Kyrgyzstan’s all-woman space agency

Article published on the website of The Calvert Journal, on 10/09/2019 In a country where women are seen first and foremost as wives and mothers, Kyrgyzstan’s all-female space agency defies expectations. Aged between 18 and 24, the eight-woman team are building a one-kilo satellite that will be the country’s first foray into the cosmos as an ...

RFI: Les violences contre les femmes, aggravées dans une Ukraine en guerre

Reportage diffusé dans l’émission Accents d’Europe, sur 24/11/2017 Le 24-25 novembre 2017, ce sont les journées internationales contre la violence à l’encontre des femmes. En Ukraine, c’est une série d’évènements sur 16 jours sur le sujet qui commence. Les actes de violence prennent des formes diverses, et sont un problème sociétal de longue date. Le ...