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US Congresswomen introduce resolution to combat hate crimes against Muslims, Sikhs, South Asians and Arabs
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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'
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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
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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
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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
India

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
India

'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
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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
India

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
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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
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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
India

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'
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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
India

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.

Psychiatrists, psychologists working with survivors of caste and gender-based trauma need to be trained for it, say human rights activists
India

Psychiatrists, psychologists working with survivors of caste and gender-based trauma need to be trained for it, say human rights activists

Therapy modules taught in universities are informed by feminism and are queer-affirmative but they do not actively recognise caste-based pride and shame.

The Queen's Gambit: Female chess masters weigh in on Netflix series and its representation of gender gap in the game
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The Queen's Gambit: Female chess masters weigh in on Netflix series and its representation of gender gap in the game

The popularity of Netflix's The Queen’s Gambit has inspired a debate about inequality and sexism in chess, a game where it seems that men and women would be able to compete on equal footing. However historically, few women have been able to do so.

Case of caste bias at Cisco Systems: Even 'progressive' Silicon Valley elites not immune to new strain of discrimination
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Case of caste bias at Cisco Systems: Even 'progressive' Silicon Valley elites not immune to new strain of discrimination

This will hopefully provoke the creation of caste as new grounds for discrimination in the United States. This will help create a legal discourse on the synonymity of the manifestations between race and caste.

NEP's private participation push, disregard for caste and gender show it as little more than echo of past policies
India

NEP's private participation push, disregard for caste and gender show it as little more than echo of past policies

All our education policies have been reflective of Macaulay’s idea of creating a class of people willing to serve a larger authority.

Donald Trump cannot deny or block release of his financial records, rules US Supreme Court
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Donald Trump cannot deny or block release of his financial records, rules US Supreme Court

The court’s decision was a major statement on the scope and limits of presidential power in the US, one that will take its place with landmark rulings

As #PublishingPaidMe trends, authors share race-based pay gap and publishers vow to improve diversity
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As #PublishingPaidMe trends, authors share race-based pay gap and publishers vow to improve diversity

Using #PublishingPaidMe authors and book publishing employees are speaking out against the homogeneity of their industry and how much writers of colour are paid, issues that are gaining urgency as protests against systemic racism continue around the US.

Charting history of Indian Muslims and the police: From British era to AMU violence, a story of injustice
India

Charting history of Indian Muslims and the police: From British era to AMU violence, a story of injustice

The recent death of 22-year-old Rizwan Ahmad in the Ambedkarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, allegedly due to police beating, merits a deeper exploration of the relationship between the police and Muslims of India