La Poudre: feminist podcast, recounting the struggles for women's rights

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Lauren Bastide, journalist, co-producer of the podcast "La Poudre" devoted to feminist struggles.

© Laure Friedly

By: Pascal Paradou

31 min

Since 2016, journalist Lauren Bastide has produced the bimonthly feminist podcast "La Poudre", in which she gives voice to artists, writers, researchers, activists "to pour kilometers of their stories into the media space" .

These interviews, carried out over the past four years, have just been published by Editions Marabout in a first volume devoted to writers and musicians.


On the occasion of

International Women's Rights Day

, the program De Vives Voix receives 

Lauren Bastide

, journalist, co-producer of the podcast

La Poudre

, broadcast on the platform

Nouvelles Listenes

One day for the rights of half of humanity, it makes you think!

An activist in favor of gender equality in the media, she was spokesperson for the collective

“Take the One”


She also hosted the program

Les Savantes 

on France Inter, a program devoted to portraits of women.

 24% of speaking time is given to women in the media

And at the end of the program, like every Monday, the column Ailleurs takes us to London with 

Bertrand Buchwalter, cultural advisor and director of the French Institute in the United Kingdom

where schools reopen today.

He will tell us about initiatives and events related to the month of the 

Francophonie in the Channel.

RFI is dedicating, on Monday March 8, 2021, a special day to International Women's Rights Day by honoring women scientists. 


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  • Women

  • International women's rights day

  • Womens rights

  • Media

  • Francophonie

  • Culture

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