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Un site minier près du Lac Izabal, à El Estor, au Guatemala. Cet été, une première résolution a été conclue au Canada dans un litige opposant une société minière canadienne, à un groupe de manifestants victimes d'une fusillade survenue dans une mine. Shutterstock

Minières canadiennes à l'étranger : à quand une véritable politique pour le respect des droits humains?

De récentes décisions juridiques relatives aux minières canadiennes œuvrant à l’étranger rappellent l'urgence de prendre des actions effectives pour prévenir que soient commis davantage d’abus.
A sign of how historical #MeToo felt in 2017 is this appearance by #MeToo founder Tarana Burke with TV personality Allison Hagendorf on stage at the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square on Dec. 31, 2017, in New York. (Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)

#MeToo: Must sexual assault be denounced in public every time?

Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, says power and privilege can have a lot to do with who feels comfortable declaring #MeToo. Let's be aware of this power division.
Economic benefits of workplace diversity has not yet demonstrably boosted opportunities for the 20 per cent of working-age Canadians who live with a disability. (Shutterstock)

Employers miss out on talent by overlooking workers living with disabilities

A study finds organizations' prohibitive concerns about hiring people with disabilities are unfounded -- and workplaces are missing out on a talented pool of workers.
Beberapa kadal, seperti tokek, dapat mengamputasi ekornya ketika merasa terancam. Ekor ini dapat bergerak-gerak hingga 30 menit lamanya, mengalihkan perhatian dan meloloskan kadal dari genggaman pemangsa. Shutterstock

Autotomi: Hewan yang terancam predator akan mengamputasi dirinya demi bertahan hidup

Mengapa beberapa hewan mengamputasi anggota badannya sendiri? Ternyata, ada sejumlah alasan strategi ini berevolusi.
Tarana Burke à la conférence Women Deliver 2019. Selon la fondatrice de MeToo, il y a du pouvoir dans le fait de choisir à qui et comment on dévoile une agression sexuelle. https://www.flickr.com/photos/womendeliver/

Doit-on absolument dénoncer publiquement une agression sexuelle?

Selon Tarana Burke, il y a du pouvoir dans le fait de choisir à qui et comment on dévoile une expérience traumatique aussi intime qu'une agression sexuelle.
Une femme, membre du conseil autochtone maya chorti, vient de voter à Laguna Cayur, Chiquimula .Le premier tour des présidentielles au Guatemala laissent entrevoir peu de changements dans ce pays corrompu. Sauf l'arrivée remarquée d'une candidate autochtone, qui suscite de l'espoir. Norma Sancir

Élections au Guatemala : corruption, impunité… et une candidate qui incarne l'espoir

Le premier tour des présidentielles au Guatemala laissent entrevoir peu de changements dans ce pays corrompu. Sauf l'arrivée remarquée d'une candidate autochtone, qui suscite de l'espoir.
Zambia’s daliance with cigarette manufacturing is a cautionary tale for other African countries. Shutterstock

Cautionary tale of tax incentives for cigarette makers from Zambia

As Zambia's case study shows, the benefits of boosting investment in cigarette manufacturing run the risk of being wiped out by the health and economic development costs of increasing smoking.
U.S. President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto hold a news conference before signing the USMCA. The deal, if passed into law, poses dangers to public health. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The new NAFTA’s assault on public health

The collective public health of Canada, the United States and Mexico will take a hit if the new NAFTA becomes law.
The Padma Bridge Project in Bangladesh is seen in this February 2018 photograph. SNC-Lavalin was accused of bribing officials in the construction of the bridge, though charges were later dropped. Md Shaifuzzaman Ayon

Canada’s SNC-Lavalin decisions affect people in the world’s poorest countries

Promoting Canadian jobs is part of any government’s political mandate, but so too is the responsibility of ensuring that Canadian businesses are not supporting or condoning corruption abroad.
Penggunaan gadget dengan intensitas rendah lebih baik untuk anak-anak. shutterstock.com

Mengapa waktu bermain gadget untuk anak dan remaja harus dibatasi?

Pakar memperingatkan bahwa waktu penggunaan gadget yang berlebihan meningkatkan risiko obesitas, kebugaran fisik yang rendah, kecemasan dan depresi.

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