The HFPA added that it was going to analyse its policies and practices, conduct interviews with its members to take their input regarding the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) plans
The pope said the world can't return to normalcy after the COVID-19 pandemic if "normal" means social injustice and degradation of the natural environment
Urban India didn't care about migrant workers till 26 March, only cares now because it's lost their services: P Sainath
P Sainath, founder of People's Archive of Rural India (PARI) and Ramon Magsaysay Award recipient, has chronicled the migrant condition for several decades. In an interview, he details the current situation of workers, and the possible way forward
Coronavirus outbreak has foregrounded India's inequalities; country must re-examine social order when pandemic abates
In transmission, the coronavirus seems to follow principles of equality, but in so doing exposes with absolute clarity the distinctions between privilege and the lack thereof
Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groups
Under the Constitution, reservation is an aspect of substantive equality which imposes a duty on states to provide it for those groups who are disadvantaged in different terms
India's education system, arrested by inequality and loopholes in policy, sets poor children up for failure
Education has been sold in India as a route to national greatness. It is expected to “socially uplift” the poor, transform society and turn the country into an economic powerhouse. But in countries like ours where intergenerational social and economic inequalities are entrenched, education on its own changes very little. It mostly reproduces the inequalities.
The country needs to focus on creating jobs that give a reasonable income to tackle the issue of inequality, Infosys co-founder and chairman emeritus NR Narayana Murthy said on Sunday
Nikhila Henry on her book The Ferment, which traces the myriad reasons why India's youth is protesting against the State at a time when the country is witnessing a massive growth in its young population
India can't achieve 8% annual GDP growth without reducing income and gender inequality and improving healthcare
India is one of the most unequal countries in the world, with the top 10 percent controlling 55 percent of the total wealth against 31 percent in 1980, according to the 2018 World Inequality report.
The demonstrators in yellow jackets have rallied around one particular government policy: a looming hike in fuel taxes in France.
International Labour Organisation for stronger implementation of wage law in India; cites low pay, inequality
ILO's India Wage Report said that the country's economy in the past two decades has seen an annual average GDP rate of 7 percent but low pay and inequality persist
The number of ultra-high networth households in the country, which represents those with a networth of over Rs 25 crore or more, has grown 12 percent to over 1.60 lakh in 2017, while their collective networth grew only 5 percent at Rs 153 trillion, said the Kotak study
Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has urged the top 100 Indian companies to allocate an additional 8 percent of their profits towards CSR apart from the 2 percent mandated under Section 135 of the Indian Companies Act
Disparity in income levels increased in China, India and US even as global inequality trended down: IMF
Despite a sharp fall in inequality around the world, the US, China and India have witnessed upward trends in its level, the IMF said on Wednesday.
And in Uttar Pradesh, we have a man who divorces his wife through triple talak because she gave birth to a girl.
After four months of efforts put in by women led by activist Trupti Desai, the trust of the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra has finally permitted women to enter the temple and pray in the sanctum sanctorum putting an end to a 400-year-old custom.
Indian women say they face the most gender disparities in marriage, with dowry demands topping their list of concerns
The city of New York announced on Monday it had reached a $5.9 million settlement with the family of a black man who died after being placed in a police chokehold, unleashing a year of nationwide protests.
Twenty-eight Brazilian children and adolescents are murdered every day, double the number a quarter century ago, when Latin America's biggest country passed a law to protect minors, UNICEF said Monday.