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Historian Joan Scott: 'Hardline secularism is as bad as hardline Islam'

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Even in Kenya, exiled Burundians fear for their lives

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PERSPECTIVE

Every morning, FRANCE 24 speaks to a key business, social or cultural player, or a leading voice in the field of humanitarian action, sport or science. From Monday to Friday at 8.40 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-06-20

World Refugee Day: The story of a French mother who took in an Afghan refugee

In today's Perspective we speak to Benoit Cohen and Mohammad Ewaz. Cohen is a French filmmaker and author of "Mohammad, My Mother and Me". It's the real-life story of his widowed mother, from one of the most upscale neighbourhoods in Paris, who chose to take in Mohammad, an Afghan refugee. It was a challenge for all involved to find the hope, strength and courage to discover something new, both in themselves and in the world; to use compassion to embrace something different. They tell us more.

By William HILDERBRANDT

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2018-09-20 Perspective

Historian Joan Scott: 'Hardline secularism is as bad as hardline Islam'

"Secularism has been used to justify the subordination of women" is the provocative argument at the heart of the latest book by acclaimed cultural historian, scholar and author...

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2018-09-19 Perspective

Polar explorer Sebastian Copeland on the 'urgency' of climate change awareness

"If the poles are melting and if the ice was to be gone, temperatures would be 10°C higher and humanity would not exist". So says world-renowned climate change activist Sebastian...

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2018-09-18 Perspective

Child development: Inside a child's incredible brain

Paediatric neurologist Ghislaine Dehaene has spent much of her life studying the brain capacities of infants. She looks at how babies respond to sights and sounds around them,...

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2018-09-14 Perspective

Raj Patel: 'Nothing cheap lasts forever'

In recent times, a plethora of books have been published urging us to hurry up and do things or change our habits: "101 Things to Do Before You Die" or "750 Everyday Ways You Can...

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2018-09-12 Perspective

Rise of extremist parties sends tremors across Europe

The Sweden Democrats increased their share in parliament, thousands took to the streets in East Germany chanting neo-Nazi slogans, and asylum seekers continue to be refused entry...

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