Hundreds, if not thousands, of gay people had their careers and lives blighted by official discrimination.
A new study finds Muslim women in the UK live in an atmosphere of prejudice.
Big data can reinforce human prejudices but it could also help us break away from discrimination.
Only 28% of working women across the globe are fully protected by maternity laws that provide for time off work with full pay.
Women sellers are receiving on average about 80 cents for every dollar men earn when selling the same product, according to new research.
Seventy years ago, a horrific beating left a black World War II vet blind. His determined fight for justice would earn the support of Orson Welles, Woody Guthrie – and even the president.
Top firms play can play an important role in increasing social mobility but narrow recruitment processes mean they are also missing out on great talent.
Men and women may be charged differently for the same product, but the problems come when you don't have the choice.
Women are more likely to claim in-work benefits so they're more likely to have their movement restricted by the UK's EU renegotiation.
An experiment compared the experience of Anglo, Indian and Muslim Middle Eastern "renters" looking for housing. The differences in how they were treated were significant.
School and teacher attitudes have a lot to answer for when it comes to the achievement gap between immigrant and non-immigrant children.
Children with disabilities are frequently discriminated against in Australian schools, with parents asked to send their child to another school or fork out extra money.
We increasingly depend on algorithms applied to big data, but even algorithms make mistakes that could label us in worrying ways
Sexual harassment is a persistent and damaging problem in many Australian workplaces. But why does it appear to be an entrenched feature of some organisational settings more than others?
Removing names from CVs is a start, but we need to do much more to beat discrimination.
Many hidden obstacles confront Australia's older workers, so what workplace changes can be made to maximise the benefits and reduce the problems of an ageing population?
Research shows that patient care suffers when minority ethnic healthcare staff are unfairly treated.
The Marikana tragedy has indicated the violent nature of the struggles over resources and income shares. Inequality must be fought because it perpetuates social injustice.
The practice of offering egg freezing perks to employees is becoming increasingly more common. Facebook and Apple are in on the act, as too are some of our local IVF clinics.
Math isn’t prejudiced, goes the argument. But these arithmetic programs can learn bias from the data fed into them by human beings, leading to unfair treatment and discrimination.