While restrictions on civil and political liberties may be necessary to protect lives, human rights law requires that they go no further than what's strictly necessary to achieve this goal.
An ancient Indian greeting is replacing the handshake. An expert explains its roots and why it affirms our inter-connectedness with one another.
A philosopher argues that wearing masks could be tied to living up to the standards of one's social group and recognizing that could help in persuading anti-maskers.
Guess how much the average funeral now costs. Hint: it's more than most people pay for a second hand car.
Research shows that trust is 'knowable' -- you can calculate whether you can trust an individual, based on their behaviours.
As the Wettlaufer inquiry wraps up for the summer, an international research team offers suggestions on how to make nursing homes as good as they can possibly be.
Land expropriation without compensation in South Africa will be resolved by opening up the economy and addressing inequalities.
Born and raised in poor circumstances, many South African police officers find themselves in the job after original aspirations slipped beyond reach.
The concept of dignity is not universal. It means different things to different people and different cultures.
The lack of service integration and the paucity of welfare services make poor people's task of caring for their familes much harder. A small monthly cash transfer can’t solve all their challenges.
Adam Goodes' actions – from his celebratory dance to his decision to temporarily withdraw from the AFL – epitomise the concept of male Indigenous dignity.
The contrast between rights with dignity and rights without is increasingly apparent with regard to two groups of Australians: retirees and those in aged-care facilities.