The delicate question of sexual indeterminacy at birth

LUCILLE CLERC Micro-penis, vagina shorter than the average and sometimes connected to the urethra, absence of uterus, clitoris of larger than average size, urethra placed elsewhere than at the end of the glans (hypospade), vulva presenting the appearance of ‘male external genitalia, hirsutism in girls, simultaneous presence of testicles and a vagina… These physical characteristics … Read more

“Access to vaccines for all is a question of ethics and global health security”

Tribune. From November 30 to December 3, the twelfth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will be held in Geneva, and the request for the lifting of patents will once again be on the agenda. Will the European Commission oppose once again an effective and common sense measure, at the risk of continuing … Read more

Beijing Olympics: the inevitable question of human rights

Editorial of the “World”. In China, eliminating those who are not in the line of the Communist Party or who harm its interests is a classic practice. The lack of news of tennis player Peng Shuai, who publicly accused former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of raping her, once again shows that China is going to … Read more

World Cup qualification: team boss question is clarified after Moldova

According to ÖFB sports director Peter Schöttel, the 4: 2 against Israel has no direct impact on the future of the team boss. Afterwards, neither Schöttel nor the new ÖFB President Gerhard Milletich made a clear commitment to go to the World Cup play-offs in March with the 55-year-old. Both were satisfied with the performance. … Read more

COP26: after the announcements, the credibility of the new commitments in question

In the corridors of the COP26 in Glasgow (Scotland), October 31, 2021. JEAN-CLAUDE COUTAUSSE FOR “THE WORLD” It was a frenzy of announcements, a whirlwind of commitments, an uninterrupted succession of speeches. After a week at the COP26 in Glasgow, a question is burning on everyone’s lips: have we come closer to the main issue, … Read more

Fishing crisis: Christophe Castaner calls into question the responsibility of Michel Barnier as negotiator

Michel Barnier, candidate for LR’s nomination for the 2022 presidential election and former special Brexit negotiator for the European Union, December 4, 2020. POOL / REUTERS The thorny diplomatic issue of fishing is invited into the presidential debate. But this time, it is the majority which calls into question the responsibility of an opponent. Asked … Read more