Brigitte Macron shines as a duo and faces the controversy over the pronoun "iel"

Brigitte Macron was radiant this November 18, 2021 alongside Prime Minister Jean Castex for the DuoDay, associating disabled people and able-bodied workers for a day at the medico-social establishment “ESAT Bastille – The deployed wings” in Paris. Alongside eight ministers such as Elisabeth Borne Minister of Labor, Adrien Taquet, Secretary of State in charge of children, Roxanna Maracineanu, Minister in charge of sports, Elisabeth Moreno, Minister in charge of equality between women and the men and Sarah El Hairy, Secretary of State in charge of youth, they had lunch at the restaurant “la Cour du Faubourg” which employs disabled people in a protected environment.

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The objective of this day is to “promote the initiatives of companies and the employer State to integrate people with disabilities into employment as massively as possible“, underlined the entourage of Jean Castex. Prime Minister Jean Castex is accompanied by Kévin, 25, a young job seeker with autism. The head of government and his” godson “who is looking for a job in accountant first visited the Guerlain factory in Chartres, which employs several disabled employees. Emmanuel Macron’s wife sponsored her Lucas, a disabled sportsman. For this fourth edition of the “DuoDay”, organized as part of the Week European Union for the Employment of People with Disabilities (SEEPH), some 29,000 offers of “duos” were identified, for 28,000 requests.

This action of the committed first lady echoes one of her functions, taking care of LIVE, the institute for vocations for employment. That same day, Brigitte Macron also carried out another of her missions, that of the fight against school bullying. This Thursday was the international day dedicated to this cause: Jean-Michel Blanquer, Minister of National Education, Youth and Sports, and she went to the Modigliani college in Paris to launch the 2021 “No to harassment” campaign -2022 whose theme this year is focused on social networks, mutual aid between students and benevolence.

In front of the press, the minister was questioned on the controversy which agitates the defenders of the French language of all stripes and the political sphere: the introduction in the dictionary of the pronoun “iel”. “We must not triturate the French language, whatever the causes,” he said. The former professor of letters passionate about culture and history that is Brigitte Macron added, without language of wood as usual: “There are two pronouns: he and she. The language is so beautiful. And two pronouns is good.

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