What can and should be done in light in response to the Facebook Files? The issues are undoubtedly complex, but solutions need to centre on children’s rights and prioritize what young people need.
A COVID-19 rapid test device kit seen at Humber River Hospital in Toronto last November.
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Parents who have the time, energy and resources to make up for a lack of investment in public education and student safety during the pandemic may feel as if they have no choice but to do so.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau harvests broccoli at the Ottawa Food Bank Farm on Canada Day 2020.
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Canada’s urban/rural divide in terms of party support is increasingly pronounced. The leader who succeeds in building new support must overcome a powerful long-term trend.
On Weibo, a Twitter-like social media website in China, feminists created hashtags such as “#她能” (#SheCan), “#看见女性劳动者” (#SeeingWomenWorkers) with the aim of helping women feel empowered.
Feminists across China came together on Weibo to fight back against under- and misrepresentation of them during the early days of COVID-19.
A refurbished Nabataean cistern at the site of Humayma, Jordan.
Ancient cultures that flourished in arid climates developed low-tech solutions to manage water scarcity.
A new Canada-wide survey shows 28 per cent of women-led households struggle with the affordability, suitability or adequacy of their housing. This is almost double the rate of households led by men.
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Women, girls and gender-diverse people have unique experiences of housing and housing loss.
Western University students march during a walkout in support of sexual assault survivors, in London, Ont., on Sept. 17.
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Universities must take leadership in the fight to stop sexual and gender-based violence in first-year orientation week.
Activists wearing masks of IOC President Thomas Bach and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose in front of the Olympic Rings during a street protest in India against the holding of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
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Olympic broadcasters can help Canadians support the Uyghurs, Tibetans, pro-democracy advocates and others fighting for their human rights in China by cancelling their Olympic coverage.
How did ‘Indian Matchmaking,’ a show that hinges on regressive principles of caste and colourism, not to mention flippant misogyny, land itself an Emmy nomination?
To witness South Asian representation on a global platform is liberating, but what one is being represented for is of more importance, if not the most.
The Activision Blizzard Booth is seen during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.
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The gaming industry is plagued by accusations of discrimination and harassment. Companies must realize that a commitment to equity and diversity on paper is worthless without real action and change.
The existence of smartphones has modified social and work expectations so that 24-hour availability is now often considered the norm.
Some researchers argue that nomophobia, or no mobile phobia, should be treated through psychological and pharmaceutical treatments. But these claims ignore real-life interactions.
Canada’s Zak Madell (right) and France’s Jonathan Hivernat (left) compete during a semifinal wheelchair rugby match at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
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The #WeThe15 movement is rooted in good intention and falls short in a big way by using the Paralympic Games as a backdrop to its launch.
Manuela Schaer of Switzerland, right, and Tatyana McFadden of the United States, second from right, compete in the women’s 1500m wheelchair racing T54 final during the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games.
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The media determines how Paralympians are depicted to viewers. What it chooses to focus on can help change attitudes about disability.
An Afghan boy collects raw opium east of Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2018.
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As the Taliban, warlords and corrupt public officials vie for drug profits and power, it will fuel even more instability in the country.
FDA approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine may boost vaccination rates among those who have been hesitant to get the shot.
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The U.S. FDA has approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. How is approval different from emergency use authorization, and what difference will it make to a vaccine that’s already in global use?
Jake Paul is pushed into a closet to get him away from boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. after a scuffle broke out during a news conference.
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Influencers boxing retired MMA fighters, YouTubers and basketball players detracts from the legitimacy of the sport. It’s a short-term business decision, plain and simple.
University students wait to be vaccinated at Andres Bello University in Santiago, Chile, in June 2021.
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The case for campus vaccine mandates is compelling, and this conclusion is bolstered by recommendations from medical doctors.
A woman attending a protest to raise awareness regarding the situation in Afghanistan outside the European Union headquarters in Brussels on Aug. 18, 2021.
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The Taliban’s recent conquest of Kabul signifies their seizure of power. This threatens the rights of girls, women and sexual minorities to freedom from harm and access to opportunities.
International efforts should prioritise equitable access to vaccines.
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The emergence of variants of concern with increased potential for transmission and more severe disease in the younger population could make Africa more susceptible to a severe COVID-19 epidemic.
As people are fully vaccinated, pre-pandemic travel patterns are slowly returning.
As global travel resumes, now is the perfect time to establish new conversations for what ethical travel might look like.