Because they were wearing shorts…

Last weekend in Toulon, in the south of France, what was supposed to be a nice Sunday with friends and family turned into a nightmare for two couples, a friend and their kids.  While they were cycling and skating through a neighbourhood, they were interpellated by a group of young guys. Why? Because they found…

Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers around the world! … though I will celebrate my own mom and our love for each other later this month, because Mother’s Day falls on another day in France.

International Women’s Day

Dating back to 1911, and celebrated everyone year on March the 8th since 1922, International Women’s Day is a day dedicated to all women of the world, from every country, every race, every background. Women should be celebrated every day, but once a year we make it even clearer. So happy International Women’s Day to…

Mama Kouyaté & The Wamdé

In December 1995, when I was only 12, I had the chance to travel to Burkina Faso and Benin with about 60 other children. We travelled a week long, from one village to the other, to donate school stuff. It was a unique experience, the chance of a lifetime! It probably changed me and helped…

Why Women Voices?

Today I have the honour of writing the first text on this blog. A blog that I hope will inspire you as much as it inspires me. A blog that is entirely dedicated to women. Real women from all over the world. I find women fascinating. Always have. Not because I am a woman, though…