Men face MORE discrimination than women according to new research

Contrary to everything you’ve ever been told, in most developed countries men are actually more disadvantaged than women, according to new research published in one of the world’s leading scientific journals. The academics behind the new study say current ways of measuring gender inequality are “biased to highlight women’s issues” so they fail to produce […]

Google’s famous Googleplex headquarters was the epicenter for its worldwide walkout over gender discrimination — here’s what it was like on the scene (GOOGL, GOOG)

Troy Wolverton/Business Insider Hundreds of Google employees took part in a walkout at the company’s Mountain View, California headquarters Thursday to protest sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Protestors shouted things such as, “time’s up!” and “enough is enough.” Organizers have issued a list of demands, including that the company put together and share with the […]

Trump: ‘We won’t let’ discrimination of conservatives on social media happen

US President Donald Trump has spoken out about censorship against conservatives on social media, saying it is a “very dangerous thing” and calling for everyone to be allowed to participate in the online conversation. “Social media is totally discriminating against Republican/conservative voices. Speaking loudly and clearly for the Trump administration, we won’t let that happen. […]

Uber’s head of HR resigns after an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination

Tero Vesalainen/Shutterstock Uber’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff, following an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination. Hornsey is head of Uber’s human resources department and one of the firm’s top spokespeople on diversity and discrimination issues. She had been in the role for about 18 months. […]

Half of Afghan children miss out on school due to fighting, poverty & discrimination – UNICEF

Almost four million kids in Afghanistan are unable to attend school classes because of security and poverty issues, as well as discrimination against girls in the country, a new report by the UN agency for children reveals. Some 3.7 million children aged between seven and 17 are deprived of their right to education in Afghanistan, […]

Another Uber Engineer Files Lawsuit Claiming Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

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'It's a problem of race': Tennis player Françoise Abanda says she's a victim of discrimination

The highest ranking female Canadian tennis player, Françoise Abanda, says she'll never receive the same recognition as fellow Montrealer Eugenie Bouchard because of her skin colour. Abanda's call-out came on social media Wednesday in response to a tweet questioning why she wasn't receiving the same treatment as Bouchard when she hit the top of the […]

Fox News settles a slew of discrimination lawsuits for around $10 million

Fox News Fox News reportedly reached a $ 10 million settlement for several discrimination lawsuits filed by 18 current and former employees. The ranged from claims of racial, gender, and pregnancy discrimination. The settlement would force the plaintiffs to drop their claims and find employment elsewhere, never to return to Fox News’s parent company, 21st […]

Door will open to genetic discrimination if act protecting Canadians is overturned, genomics expert says

A genomics and policy researcher with the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto says the health and personal freedom of patients will be at risk if a challenge by the government of Quebec to Canada’s year-old Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (GNA) is successful.

Tesla emails show automaker offered cash to quiet discrimination suit

Tesla doesn’t exactly have the best reputation when it comes to employee relations. Reports from the automaker’s factory in Fremont, California, talk about speed taking precedence over quality in assembling cars, and that forced overtime caused some preventable injuries. Today, The Guardian reports that company emails show Tesla wanted to pay off an employee who […]