Britain's largest police force guilty of 'deep-seated homophobia', needs 'complete overhaul', says report
Racism also exists within the force, with discrimination 'often ignored' and complaints 'likely to be turned against Black, Asian and ethnic minority officers,' the report said
Peru's former president Pedro Castillo faced racism, discrimination for impoverished past
Pedro Castillo was mocked for wearing a traditional hat and poncho, ridiculed for his accent and criticized for incorporating Indigenous ceremonies into official events
FIFA World Cup 2022: Does the ban on ‘OneLove’ armbands violate its anti-discrimination principles?
FIFA claims that it is ‘committed to respecting all internationally recognised human rights and shall strive to promote the protection of these rights.’ However, before the start of the World Cup, it announced that players found to be wearing the rainbow armbands could face on-pitch sanctions
A Date Gone Wrong: Does New York’s most romantic restaurant discriminate against Asians?
Annie, a TikTok user, posted a video claiming that she and her boyfriend were seated at the second floor of One if by Land, Two if by Sea which was occupied only by Asians. After her video went viral, many Yelp users have alleged that the restaurant has been discriminatory towards them
Explained: The ‘culture of bias’ at Infosys which stopped women and Indians from being hired
Jill Prejean, former vice president of talent acquisition with Infosys, in her complaint filed in a US court alleges that senior executives directed her to avoid hiring candidates of Indian origin, women with children at home and candidates over 50 years of age
IndiGo bars specially-abled child from boarding flight at Ranchi airport for 'panicking'; DGCA begins probe
DGCA chief Arun Kumar said the regulator has sought a report from IndiGo on the matter
Prime Minister Modi mentions Mahatma Phule, Savitribai Phule and Babasaheb Ambedkar in his Mann ki Baat broadcast
Modi said that both Mahatma Phule and Babasaheb Ambedkar fought persistently against discrimination and inequality. He also said that Savitribai Phule played a significant role in the formation of many social institutions
US Congresswomen introduce resolution to combat hate crimes against Muslims, Sikhs, South Asians and Arabs
The lawmakers said that these communities continue to experience hate, discrimination, racism and xenophobia two decades after the 11 September attack
Still struggling with discrimination after 9/11, young Sikhs say 'we couldn't believe it'
Young Sikh Americans still struggle a generation later with the discrimination that 9/11 unleashed against their elders and them, ranging from school bullying to racial profiling to hate crimes
Euro 2020: Netherlands captain Georginio Wijnaldum urges UEFA to protect players against racism
Wijnaldum, who will lead the Dutch on Sunday in their Euro 2020 last-16 clash against the Czech Republic in Budapest, also hinted that he may walk off the pitch if racist slurs were heard from the stands.
Colorado baker fined by US court for refusing to make transgender transition cake
While the baker Jack Phillips said he could not make the cake because of its message, a judge said the case was about a refusal to sell a product, not compelled speech.
Indian-Americans regularly encounter discrimination in United States, reveals new survey
One in two Indian-Americans reported being discriminated against in the past one year, with discrimination based on skin colour identified as the most common form of bias
'I feel the pain of having nowhere to go': A Manipuri trans woman recounts her ongoing lockdown ordeal
Siku, a Nupi Manbi (trans woman) from Manipur, found her job and life in Bengaluru suddenly at end with the lockdown. Having returned to Manipur, however, Siku has had an especially difficult journey that is nowhere close to its end.
COVID-19 pandemic underlines neglect of human rights, health discrimination towards the disabled
Research on COVID-19 and disabled people in low and middle-income countries has found that the pandemic threatens to reverse progress towards reducing poverty and improving access to education and employment for disabled people.
Disability and the education system: Despite legislation, individuals face discrimination and trauma, leading to drop outs
Even as recent as 2019, a UNESCO report showed that more than 75 percent of children with disabilities in India are not in schools.
WHO against use of vaccine passports for international travel as it would promote inequality
Some have criticized that the passport would lead to discrimination between young, old and rich, poor.
COVID-19 vaccine passports raise concerns about discrimination amin hope for an economic restart
If vaccines become a passport to doing things, we may see communities that have been already hardest hit by COVID being left behind.
Amid casteism and opposition, a Kurundvad man's fight to ensure people can have dignity in death
Driven by the understanding that people need moral and emotional support when a loved one dies, Appasso has often pitched in with his own funds for others' funerals.
China proposes to hire more male PT teachers in schools to end 'masculinity crisis'
The Chinese Education Ministry’s plan is in response to a proposal that said that the prevalence of female teachers in kindergartens and elementary schools and the popularity of “pretty boys” in pop culture had made Chinese boys “weak, inferior and timid"
Of bans, blasphemy laws and politically correct language: Meanings of words are not solely contained in themselves
A blasphemy law proscribing a certain word may raise awareness that a certain public behavior is socially unacceptable, but it cannot do very much more if the underlying attitudes have social acceptability.