Discrimination against trans women at Sydney's McIver's Ladies Baths is, sadly, just the latest in a long history of some Australians being excluded from the water.
While working from home can be a relief, it’s not ideal for everyone.
The most commonly requested, and rejected, reasonable adjustment is now widespread in many organisations. But does working from home really remove barriers for disabled people?
A recent Manitoba study documented the shocking use of restraints and seclusion of children with disabilities in schools.
The use of restraints and seclusion in schools for children with disabilities is a human rights problem that needs redress through greater accountability.
Black and Hispanic students are underrepresented in Advanced Placement courses in computer science.
Racial disparities in the tech sector begin well before college.
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The omnibus law on job creation puts efforts to bring about social change to almost 24 million Indonesians living with a disability in reverse.
Older job candidates face the dual issue of age discrimination and more vulnerability to COVID-19.
Those over 43 years old are equally discriminated against when applying for a job, whether they are good or bad applicants, according to new research.
A food bank set up at the entrance of a church in the Bronx, New York. This neighborhood is one of the most affected by the pandemic: the mortality rate is the highest in the city and the unemployment rate is officially 21%.
Stunned by the health crisis, the United States is marked by a sharp rise in inequality. Between the beginning and the end of his mandate, Donald Trump will indeed have seen the country become poorer.
A 1938 stamp honoring former President Woodrow Wilson, considered one of America’s most progressive presidents.
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President Wilson sanctioned segregation policies more than a century ago by targeting Black civil service workers.
Mostly male, white faces up on stage at the Nobel Prize award ceremony.
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With 3% of science Nobels going to women and zero going to Black people, these awards are an extreme example of how certain demographics are underrepresented in STEM fields.
The Voting Rights Act was intended to prevent voter suppression in states with histories of discrimination. But states are finding other ways to make it difficult for people of colour to vote.
Members of the European Parliament protest in support of Poland’s LGBTQ community.
In her first state of the union speech, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen took a confrontational stance over discrimination, singling out Poland in particular.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.
Rugby player Caroline Layt (centre) says trans athletes are ‘no longer invisible, we have a voice’.
More than 80 academics have signed a letter to World Rugby urging a new approach with meaningful consultations with transgender athletes.
Is he learning something?
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While providing access to digital technology is important, it won’t even the digital playing field. If teachers can embrace all students' digital interests as opportunities for learning, it would help.
A recent report on discrimination and harassment at the CMHR is a wake-up call for the museum’s management and board of trustees.
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The CMHR has released an interim report confirming incidents of censorship and discrimination. The crisis should be understood in the context of the CMHR’s institutional history and governance.
COVID-19 ruthlessly picks on the most vulnerable in society. We've seen this in Australia and around the world.
The child’s right to be heard applies to private schools just as it does to state schools.
A Constitutional Court ruling sheds light on the relationship between private schools and children's constitutional rights.
The perception that you are negatively treated because of your background is psychologically damaging.
Implicit bias training has become a lucrative business in recent years, but it doesn’t always deliver the expected results.
Recent years have seen a rise in the number of businesses offering employees bias training. However, bias training is not a one-size-fits-all solution and unless tailored to specific contexts loses its value.
Six of the author’s studies show health disparities due to both race and gender.
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The issues facing Black Americans are not confined to only racial discrimination. Gender plays a part too.