The effects of climate change and mitigation are not just unequal between countries but also within countries.
Although society portrays a woman who earns a living as free and empowered, outdated values and stereotypes still promote discrimination against female breadwinners.
Although the Nigerian government has announced the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, protesters have not let up. They are now calling for wider reforms.
The first of a series of fatal flaws in the idea is about where to draw the line.
Racial, ethnic and class inequities regarding gifted and talented services are found in most school districts.
Clashes between mining companies and communities are often about the age-old question of whether mining, with its adverse impacts, can benefit the many or only a selected few.
Claiming a right to determine reality by mere say-so is becoming increasingly commonplace, but we should never get used to it.
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.
Teachers still hold the key to children’s learning and no keyboard or screen can replace their role.
Through his work, the Argentinian cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado Tejon, known to all as Quino, engaged in pointed social critique on a range of topics that are even more relevant today.
Emergency relief measures were operational for six months and are due to end soon. But the impacts of COVID-19 will be felt long after.
South Africa's that current land reform strategies focus too narrowly on agricultural outcomes and transferred ownership - this undermines equitable and sustainable land reform.
Many political issues in the 2020 US election are domestic. But black resistance to white supremacy has long had global repercussions.
Zimbabwe's Education Amendment Act of 2020 is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done.
That none of his collections were published in apartheid South Africa testifies to the police state's censorship.
There needs to be greater clarity on the nature of the crisis for an informed and meaningful intervention.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi deserves better than being dismissed as an apartheid stooge. But he deserves little praise as an advocate for human rights and civil liberties.
Citizens have been denied their right to elect officials at the grassroots and this has allowed the central government to maintain rigid control of the country's regions.
Trump recently suggested that a vote for Biden would hurt God. Religion scholars explain what, in Christian theology, it would take to injure the creator.
A study shows that low-income communities and communities of color are bearing the brunt of the energy industry's pollution in the region. The risks also extend to the unborn.