Local targeted strategies are sorely needed in smaller communities to combat the virulent discrimination.
The population size of smaller communities is declining, and racism and discrimination are hindering its growth.
In some global fishing communities, women influence decisions, resulting in stronger claims to area-based fishing rights, improved economic returns and greater women’s empowerment.
Creating opportunities to meaningfully engage women in governance and decision-making is necessary to achieve gender equality in small-scale fisheries.
Racial bias may play a role both in the schools that families choose for their children and the experiences their children have.
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Inspired by her own experience with the education system, a professor of sociology explores how race and racism influence school choice and education.
Musician and poet Patti Smith: ‘always evolving’.
Old women remain the butt of jokes; they are some of society’s most marginalised people. But age also invites us to become our most authentic selves, writes Carol Lefevre.
People protest in front of London’s Hackney Town Hall in March 2022, in solidarity with Child Q.
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Discussions of racism in Britain centre around the experiences and traumas of Black people, but rarely on the perpetrators.
The preference for lighter skin has its roots in colonial histories.
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A scholar of social work shares what he has learned about colorism by conducting research in more than 20 countries over the past few decades.
The headstone of Father Damien, a Catholic saint who was canonized in 2009.
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Father Damien’s legacy has inspired health providers and humanitarians for over a century.
Québec Premier François Legault defended Bill 96 saying he doesn’t want the province to become Louisiana.
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For most Québec residents, there is broad consensus that French should be protected. But many of us believe that multilingualism need not threaten French.
Understanding diversity concepts in the workplace is crucial.
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Diversity terms often involve decades of scholarship being reduced to a single word. Understanding them – and knowing how to explain them – is crucial.
When schools shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19, moms took on the burden of supporting students at home.
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As the world locked down and a country’s racial reckoning heated up, this social scientist refined her approach to studying the lives of Black moms.
Mental health professionals who have experienced mental illness have much to offer to their patients.
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Psychologists have mental health difficulties and illnesses at the same rate as the general population – but the profession has long stigmatized talking about them in public.
Recent research has found that CEOs with significant power discourage LGBTQ+ initiatives in the workplace.
Corporations have the responsibility to make workplaces more inclusive and welcoming for LGBTQ+ employees.
Building a more inclusive future means understanding why certain groups were absent in history.
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A political scientist speaks about the questions that have driven her research on disability rights and history.
‘He’s a bit stupid but we go wayyyy back.’
Nepotism is not such a bad move, it seems.
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Online rage towards white communities and privileged classes can be read as fatigue with the postcolonial state.
Seeing the Black experience as homogenous hurts the community.
Solidarity must never be attempted through the erasure and homogenization of people’s lived experiences.
Black women have been fighting for decades for the right to wear their natural hair. Here Jada Pinkett Smith arrives at the premiere of ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ on Dec. 18, 2021, in San Francisco.
Until Black women can wear their hair how they want without risk of ridicule, reprimand or termination, a joke targeting Black hair is no laughing matter.
All countries that criminalise women having sex with other women should immediately repeal these laws.
African residents in Ukraine wait at Lviv railway station on Feb. 27, 2022. The Ukraine refugee crisis revealed deep-seated racism as racialized and Black refugees from Ukraine were treated differently.
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The racism seen in the Ukraine refugee crisis reflects a long legacy of how the West defines who is human. We need a new definition that respects the dignity of all humans.
African residents in Ukraine wait at the platform inside Lviv railway station on Feb. 27, 2022.
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Ukraine’s history with the former Soviet Union and its current relationship with the European Union inform how refugees move across borders. While race plays a role, citizenship is also an important factor.