‘ Legal discrimination is alive and well ‘: Canada’s indigenous females fight for equality

Canada recently passed an amendment to end inequality, but a lack of timeline means a colonial-era act still holds back indigenous women As a child, Sharon McIvor spent her days wandering her grandmother’s First Nations community deep in British Columbia, learning to fish, harvest sap and pick berries, as the Nlaka’pamux Nation had done for […]

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Mismanaged waste ‘kills up to a million people a year globally’

Report says plastics adding to death tolls in the developing world from easily prevented diseases Mismanaged waste is causing hundreds of thousands of people to die each year in the developing world from easily preventable causes, and plastic waste is adding a new and dangerous dimension to the problem, a report has found. Municipal waste […]

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Dirty secret: why is there still a housework gender gap?

Research shows that British females do 60% more housework. Is there any hope for balance when it comes to emptying the bins? Inequality The housework gap Dirty secret: why is there still a housework gender gap? Research shows that British females do 60% more housework. Is there any hope for balance when it is necessary […]

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Google accused of ‘extreme’ gender pay discrimination by US labor department

Allegations of possible job violations emerge at tribunal hearing as part of lawsuit to oblige company, a federal contractor, to provide compensation data Google has discriminated against its female employees, according to the US Department of Labor( DoL ), which said it had evidence of systemic compensation disparities. As part of an ongoing DoL investigation, […]

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