Raconter le monde par l'intime


We often think that committing to a cause goes without saying, that it is natural, like an innate gift.

For some, this commitment comes after a long journey.
For others, it comes after an event in their lives, a specific experience - a turning point.
A revelation to oneself and others.

NGO leaders tell their stories.

Frictions – Raconter le monde par l’intime

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