A pasteurisation machine for breast milk | THE ECONOMIST

It will help Bangladeshi mothers who work in factories FOR the feeding of babies, everyone agrees that “breast is best”. It is not, however, always convenient. Textile workers in Bangladesh, who are mostly women, are entitled to four months’ maternity leave. Once this is over, they often end up parking their children with relatives when … Continue reading A pasteurisation machine for breast milk | THE ECONOMIST

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50 years on: Guadeloupeans remember French brutality | AL JAZEERA

Guadeloupeans who survived the deadly crackdown of May 1967 describe the legacy of distrust of the French state. Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe - "Without warning, they shot me. I fell to the ground and played dead." It was May 26, 1967. Solange Coudrieux, a Guadeloupean teacher, was on his way home when he got caught up in a … Continue reading 50 years on: Guadeloupeans remember French brutality | AL JAZEERA

Marine Le Pen and post-colonial overseas departments | AL JAZEERA

Scattered across the globe, thousands of miles away from the mainland, France's overseas departments are often sidelined by the country's politicians - except during the run-up to presidential elections. In November, Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front, visited Reunion and Mayotte in the Indian Ocean, then French Guiana in the Caribbean in December. The same month … Continue reading Marine Le Pen and post-colonial overseas departments | AL JAZEERA