Saint-Laurent du Maroni Hospital. Some of the building’s structures go back to the time when French Guiana was mainly known for its prisons.
French Guineans are up in arms about the territory's overcrowded hospitals. Why is no one talking about how racism and xenophobia also affect access to health care?
Workers wash freshly harvested bananas on a banana plantation near Parrita, Costa Rica.
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While Costa Ricans pride their country for being an oasis of stability in Latin America, the nation has struggled with restrictive laws and social attitudes toward immigrants from Nicaragua.
Embedding members of the LGBTI community within senior ranks of a business can diffuse workplace homophobic attitudes and create an environment of inclusiveness.
The continued presence of homophobic attitudes in society and the workplace has been eroding the productivity and profitability of Australian businesses.
SLS ISS culture connect
Muslims students' experiences of higher education are not always positive.
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Myanmar's Rohingya issue has become a full-blown humanitarian crisis that affects all of southeast Asia. ASEAN nations would do well do move beyond their non-interference policy and help.
Wearing a headscarf to work may become harder in some professions.
After Brexit, the UK could become a more attractive place for Muslim women than the rest of the EU.
On Ash Wednesday 2017 glitter was used to show support for LGBTQ rights.
There is a long history of the use of glitter to express moral outrage and show resistance. What is the power of glitter?
There are fears a new bill that seeks to criminalise hate speech in South Africa might infringe freedom of expression.
The growing incidence of racism on social media in South Africa suggests that there are consequences. Whether there ought to be criminal sanctions remains an ongoing debate.
Older man having chest pain, which could signal a heart attack.
Women are paid 20 percent less than men in the US but live about five years longer than men. You might be surprised at the reasons that men, on average, die at a younger age.
Several initiatives have been launched to foster a sporting culture more conducive to the involvement of women in South Africa, including new laws. But evidence shows much still needs to be done.
Thanks for nothing OED.
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It's time we retired this misogynistic stereotype.
On the outside.
Whether it is a basic bank account, a mortgage to buy a house or loan to start a business, financial services are an essential part of modern life.
Uber is the latest Silicon Valley company to find itself accused of sexism.
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The escalating indifference with which Uber allegedly reacted to a software engineer's harassment claims is the norm in the corporate world, where enforcing civil rights laws is seen as a tax on profits.
We must know people as they would like to be known, not as some dominant power has decided we shall know them.
Too much to ask for?
Conservative lawmakers are proposing 'bathroom bills' and other measures that discriminate against LGBT individuals. Beyond the moral concerns, there are large economic costs as well.
South Africa lacks a clear definition of disability – and its limited view of who should be regarded as having a disability in the labour market is at odds with international practice.
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Cab drivers have long discriminated against African-Americans and other minority groups. New research suggests ride-hailing apps haven't solved the problem.
Journalists need to understand the complexities of Aboriginal family violence.
Violence against women is a national priority, and Aboriginal women are disproportionately affected. This must be reported on appropriately in the media.
The understandable outrage at neo-Nazis rallying for Trump shouldn't distract from the complex realities of American racism.
Young women still see many obstacles to their advancement in life based on gender.
Girls and women still face implicit and explicit discrimination, and a key to changing that is for more women to take on leadership roles.