A system first deployed in South Africa in the early 20th century continues to influence the way travel is monitored today.
His anti-PC 'manifesto' might be filled with nonsense, but that doesn't mean James Damore's thoughts have no value, or that he should have been fired.
Jules Kim, Zahra Stardust and Cameron Cox at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas.
Stigma continues to inform legal, social and cultural attitudes towards sex work and remains a barrier to health, human rights and justice. Developing stigma indicators is one step towards change.
Educafro, a Brazilian black activist movement, protested in 2012 to demand more affirmative action programs for higher education.
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'Positive discrimination' policies around the world are on the rise. What might other countries teach the U.S. about attaining racial, economic and gender equality in higher education?
Here's what can be done.
Australia has largely moved beyond acceptance of extremely objectifying ads for products with no inherent connection with sex.
As soon as next year, TV ads in the UK that perpetuate gender stereotypes or mock those who don't conform to them will be banned. Should Australia follow suit?
Sagardeep Singh Arora is challenging Melton Christian College’s decision not to enrol his son unless he agrees not to wear his patka (similar to the photo above).
A case before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal highlights the need for schools to accommodate articles of religious and cultural practice in their uniform policies.
How can we ensure technology brings prosperity to us all?
Political and community leaders must act now to preserve the American middle class and adapt the US economy for the 21st century.
It turns out sex doesn't sell so well.
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Insurers complain noisily when regulators step in to stop them charging more to some groups, but there might be a benefit to us all when a better balance is found.
The Supreme Court’s decision in the Trinity Lutheran case is blurring the lines between church and state.
The Trinity Lutheran case signals the Supreme Court's willingness to interpret separation of church and state as religious discrimination. What will this mean for the future of vouchers and school choice?
Muslim women were particular targets of abuse.
A new report finds that Islamophobia is prevalent in Australia – to ignore it would only entrench the problem more deeply.
People with albinism often isolate themselves to avoid discrimination.
People with albinism tend to identify with the black rather than the white community. Their physical differences, though, mean they don't fit into either race group.
Uber is changing the way it calculatess fares.
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Charging consumers different prices for the same service is actually a very common practice called "price discrimination".
Outgoing Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known as Ahok, was sentenced this month to two years in prison for blasphemy.
Ethnic Chinese and Christians in Indonesia have endured systematic and long-standing discrimination throughout the country's history.
When it comes to pinpointing the one treatment that can be most offensive, and not just to one person, it's discrimination.
Survey participants reported discrimination both in job seeking and in employment.
Older workers are feeling discriminated against in the search for work, in their jobs and even in retirement, a new survey shows.
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.