The news media provide a very particular case study of gender discrimination.
Three scholars weigh in regarding the priorities of these wealthy American donors, who gave less to social service and racial justice groups than in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Big donors need to balance their ambitions to address injustices with the constraints on power that democracy requires.
Research questions the idea that getting commercial seeds and fertilisers to smallholder farmers will double yields and incomes.
New payment models may mean more of the people who need these treatments can get them.
The investor has already given half of his $100 billion fortune to charity and he has pledged to disburse nearly all of the rest.
Winners of a new gender-equity contest do an array of work that includes helping caregivers and trying to reduce intimate-partner violence.
The inefficient vaccine allocation rules currently in place must be replaced by new cooperative institutional structures and more concrete steps by the Group of Twenty (G20) countries.
Under a proposal from a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation initiative, the federal government would collect data on student economic outcomes.
Our preoccupation with the personal relationships of big donors is overshadowing charitable efforts.
Women’s philanthropy, which has always been very important, has remained invisible for a long time. There are many reasons for this paradox.
Licensing agreements between pharmaceutical companies and the Medicines Patent Pool, in cooperation with the WHO, could accelerate access to doses for the poorest countries.
Two scholars of philanthropy and geography who reviewed the numbers see cause for concern about the agility and priorities of grantmakers during a crisis.
The anti-vaccine movement is the product of a structural problem, reflecting a lack of trust in the existing global vaccine governance.
Side agreements signed by some wealthy nations threaten to undercut global efforts to ensure a fairly equitable worldwide vaccination effort.
Reasons why women’s voices are ignored in science reporting range from socio-cultural influences that inform gender norms, to perceptions of leadership and political power structures.
The media’s muting of women’s voices when reporting the COVID-19 crisis keeps women on the margins.
A tragic error showed how complicated it can be to distribute vaccines on a mass scale.
A careful review of more than 200 letters written by the wealthy people who signed the Giving Pledge over its first decade suggests a big contradiction.
Generosity is good, but philanthropy can come at a significant social cost.