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.
In the US and Ireland there have been headline court cases of bakers refusing to make cakes for same-sex weddings.
As the US example shows, freedom of religion should not be allowed to morph into the right to discriminate.
What do black Americans experience in the school system?
What are the race-related struggles that African-American students experience throughout their school years? Here's the story of Tyrone.
The beach lies at the edges of the country, and can feel like another place entirely. French hand-wringing over Muslim dress for paddling should make us look again at our own attitudes.
Students make their feelings known during a fees protest at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
States do not record the structural violence of racism as part of crime statistics. But this invisible violence has driven some people to self-harm. It has also masked forms of suicide.
He can jump higher than most people without a disability.
The success of para-athletes at the Paralympics is helping to change perceptions of those with disabilities.
Members of the South Sudanese community in the ACT reported facing racism in the job seeking process.
South Sudanese living in the ACT are facing racism when job seeking and can't get employment in roles for which they have professional qualifications.
Research shows that even taking into account all the drivers of the gender pay gap there is still a large portion we can’t explain.
Misunderstandings about the gender pay gap diminish the importance of its impact, so it's time to explain the different ways it's measured.
A joke isn’t just a joke.
Disparagement humor makes a punchline out of a marginalized group. Racist or sexist jokes, for instance, aren't just harmless fun – psychologists find they can foster discrimination.
Cory Bernardi is leading the push for changes to Section 18C.
The debate around amending Section 18C is a furphy: the law is there to guard against the most-damaging vilification, and very few cases end up in court.
Almost 70 years after Indian independence, tribes once classed as criminals are still fighting for their freedom.
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Teachers in South Africa need far more high quality professional development, policy direction and support to take social cohesion from concept to classroom
Javier Novo Rodríguez
With tensions already high, telling Muslim women not to dress a certain way at the beach will only make things worse.