An altercation between protesters broke out at Wits University with men attacking women.
Candice Wagener McGuire / Wits Vuvuzela
A violent attack on a female student at one of South Africa's prominent universities was not an isolated incident. It told a universal tale of how patriarchy still rules.
Two worlds? Minaret in Brick Lane, East London.
An 'us and them' narrative pervades reporting about British Muslim attitudes, but there remains lack of understanding about what the separation of the church and state really means.
Another day, another trophy.
Whether the women's U.S. soccer team wins its fight for pay equity, its existence alone shows just how much has already been won.
Same journey. Different rewards.
Publishing the data on the differences between salaries for men and women will only be half the battle.
Patricia Arquette wins her Oscar and has a few things to say.
Equal pay didn't quite happen, nor did the end of the tampon tax. And Aung San Suu Kyi isn't quite president of Mynamar. But we certainly had a good debate.
Young people without work in 2009.
Despite economic hardships, young people haven't been pushed into crime. But can we trust the data?
Flag carrier. Easyjet CEO Carolyn McCall.
Measures to bring more female directors into the executive suite are failing to boost performance. Here's why...
AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is fighting a 12-year jail sentence for arson and other crimes.
By challenging the courts, King Dalindyebo is testing the degree of impunity with which traditional leaders can get away.
Forget the millenium goals, there’s a new plan on the table.
Global leaders are signing up to an ambitious agenda in New York.
There’s a long road to parity for women in science in southern Africa.
Initiatives to attract and retain women in science must overcome chauvinism and other obstacles to succeed.
Most of us can’t bend it like Beckham, for various reasons. But is that necessarily the worst thing?
Rather than hold on to the idea of equality of opportunity, it might be more accurate to say that we don’t really support it because it comes at too high a price.
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Recruiters at top firms have been found to favour posher candidates. But research shows Yorkshire accents are perceived as the most intelligent.
What does Lady Justice stand for?
One of the great issues of our day is inequality. Whether it is the Greek debt crisis, anxieties about Sydney real estate prices, the continuing resonance of “Occupy” and cries about the “1%”, or the publishing…
Are we really?
Five years of Coalition government later, it is clear that the poorest have paid most dearly as a result of various tax and benefit changes.
Most in the UK don’t have any other choice.
Holyrood is far better at female representation than Westminster. Here are some reasons for the difference.
Phillips trailed a programme about race but didn’t deliver.
Hard hitting questions were promised but Channel 4 show ended up missing the mark.
Adam Afriyie: he just can’t live like this.
Multi-millionaire Adam Afriyie think he's worth a lot more than you pay him.
A happy place, for everyone.
Brunel University London
Universities have a long way to go before they become exemplars of ethnic equality and diversity. That’s the thrust of a new report published by race equality think-tank, the Runnymede Trust. As David…
“Can I quota you on that, Jeremy?”
For a cultural benchmark of our nation’s best and brightest, there’s something wrong with the BBC show University Challenge. If you tuned in over the festive period for the seasonal special final, you…
The wealthy can ensure their voices are heard via advertising, publicists or lobbyists, by owning media outlets or even by setting up their own political parties.
To have a healthy democracy, it is not enough to hold regular elections, or for every person to get one – and only one – vote. At the heart of democracy is the idea that by voting for a particular party…