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French woman allowed to daydream again thanks to guide dog

French woman allowed to daydream again thanks to guide dog
 
Murielle Le Paysan (right) with her dog Joba and his instructor Emilie at the Paris Guide Dog school RFI/HIRD

When you're blind, having a guide dog can change your life. But less than 2 percent of France's 1.7 million blind and visually impaired people benefit. For the recent National Guide Dog Week, training centres across the country opened their doors to raise awareness, and funding, to get more dogs trained.

RFI meets Murielle, Emilie and Joba at Paris's Ecole du Chien Guide to find out more about their special relationship and how it was built. For more information check out the FFFAC Federation of French guide dog schools.

  • Paris-based radio connects refugees

    Paris-based radio connects refugees

    Stalingrad Connection is a community led radio project in Paris making radio with, and for, refugees. It gives a voice to the thousands of asylum-seekers in the French …

  • Women slowly changing the face of French politics

    Women slowly changing the face of French politics

    The current French parliament has the most women it has ever had: 224 women were elected in June, out of 577 seats. This is mostly due to president Emmanuel Macron, who …

  • France looks to clarify minimum age of consent

    France looks to clarify minimum age of consent

    In this week's Spotlight on France, RFI's Fabien Jannic-Cherbonnel takes a look at a new bill, that would create an age of no consent for sexual relations.

  • French butter crisis for some, vegan bakers say no problem

    French butter crisis for some, vegan bakers say no problem

    The price of butter in France has nearly tripled in the last year and a half, and bakers are considering raising the prices of their pastries to compensate.  

  • French women chefs have no appetite for sexism

    French women chefs have no appetite for sexism

    Accusations continue to appear of women at work being subjected to everything from inappropriate comments to sexual harrassment and assault. After Hollywood, politics …

  • Is 'inclusive writing' endangering the French language?

    Is 'inclusive writing' endangering the French language?

    A textbook for primary school pupils has sparked a debate in France about gender in the French language. It uses “inclusive writing”: a way of including both …

  • Gender-inclusive French sparks backlash

    Gender-inclusive French sparks backlash

    A textbook for primary school pupils has sparked a debate in France about gender in the French language. It uses "inclusive writing": a way of including both …

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