For her first trip, Elisabeth Borne praises emancipation of women

The Prime Minister went to the Mureaux, in the Yvelines, Thursday, to speak equal opportunities and social insertion.


She could have done a “20 hours”, addressing all French people on a television news. Or hold a press conference to draw up its roadmap, at the start of Emmanuel Macron’s second term. But she preferred to play security. Three days after her appointment, Elisabeth Borne chose to make her first trip as Prime Minister to Mureaux (Yvelines), Thursday, May 19, to approach subjects that she masters on the tips of the fingers.

Social insertion, assistance devices to integrate the job market, equal opportunities … The one who succeeded Jean Castex at the head of the government carried out his air baptism on known land, giving the Impression of being still in the costume of the Minister of Labor. A position she had held for almost two years, before putting her luggage in Matignon.

During this visit to a popular neighborhood, M bounded was not enema, remaining less than two hours on site. During the exchanges she was able to have with representatives of associations and beneficiaries of the various aid programs, a common thread has returned constantly: the emancipation of young women through work, with the concern to offer the same Chances to everyone to get out of it, whatever their original environment. “I cannot accept that a youngster remains on the side of the road because he does not have the right address, the right codes, the right networks,” she said, praising the program ” A young person, a solution “and the young commitment contract. Schools established by the State in recent years and which it has piloted when it was at the Ministry of Labor.

“There is still work to do”

Insisting on her desire to continue to “help” young people, especially women, to find a job, she delivered the march to follow to young girls who listened to her: “We must first gain confidence You, then have dreams. And it is our responsibility to accompany you to help you make them, “she continued. M borne recalled that it echoes her own journey, which she described as “difficult”. She, who was an orphan of father at the age of 11, then a stock market, which allowed her to do brilliant studies, in particular by integrating the Polytechnique school. Merritocracy, therefore, she knows. “I owe everything to the Republic and our country finally, and therefore, that’s why it is close to my heart, this chance that we can have in our country to realize our dreams,” she insisted .

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