When women have to spend hours getting water for their families, it comes at the expense of their incomes and their other contributions to their communities.
The growth of private foundations in Canada has occurred at the expense of government tax revenue. Philanthropic donations are dollars that have been redirected away from universal social services.
Many African American women have run for president of the US, despite the enormous barriers facing both Black and female candidates. Biden's pick puts a Black woman much closer to the Oval Office.
Fully funding private primary schools would significantly decrease inequity in Australia. And it wouldn't cost the government too much more than it's already spending on education.
A new Nice guidance suggests exercise, talk therapy and acupuncture to treat chronic pain. Where does this leave those dependent on painkillers?
Fears of great wealth and the need for economic equality go back to the country's origins.
Vice-chancellors from three South African universities unpack how the COVID-19 pandemic could alter the country's higher education sector.
Concerns over how to make schools safe amid the coronavirus remain. But for many low-income students of color, old buildings in need of repair already presented a heath risk.
A new study shows that while fine particle air pollution has declined nationwide over the past 40 years, the health and environmental benefits haven't been shared evenly.
In South African cities there's an uneven distribution of trees, greenery and parks across racial and income geographies.
How anti-racism social movements and teaching disruptions due to COVID-19 can lead to more equitable and inclusive schooling.
A team of researchers from Indiana University performed random testing for SARS-CoV-2 across the state. The results offer some of the most accurate data to date about important aspects of the virus.
Making sure that children hone skills and build up credentials at a young age are part of a long-term plan common among the South Asian parents who immigrate to the United States.
The high cost of pharmaceuticals often means only the richest patients get lifesaving medicines. As coronavirus drugs emerge, it will require hard, creative work to ensure they're available to all.
Americans with lower incomes today are less happy than they were 40 years ago. Could the growing class divide be to blame?
Coronavirus has revealed the extreme plight of Bangladeshi factory workers.
Political and economic power-holders will strive for a return to pre-pandemic ‘normality’.
Pandemic histories are useful for understanding COVID-19, but how they connect with race, public health, revolution, labour and colonialism are needed to explain the present and predict the future.
Some people abandon emergency accommodation or refuse to 'come indoors' at all, choosing to sleep rough or squat instead.
The budget is one of the key tools that government has to effect meaningful change.