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Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns

Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf o...

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns

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'Emulate his example’ urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General...
20:16 2019-07-17

'Emulate his example' urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General...
23:16 2019-08-03

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which w...
13:32 2019-05-21

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a ...
09:48 2019-07-08

Candidate for top EU job touts gender equality ahead of vote Ursula von der Leyen asks MEPs to back her as first female European commission presidentUrsula von der Leyen has championed gender equality in her ap...
10:48 2019-07-16

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for ...
20:16 2019-06-15

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside ...
12:48 2019-05-21

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, accor...
10:48 2019-05-21

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressi...
12:32 2019-05-21

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a...
12:48 2019-05-21

Varsity esports? This all-girls school in Ohio is tackling gender equality through gaming Hathaway Brown private school near Cleveland became the first U.S. all-girls school to launch a varsity esports program during last year.  ...
09:48 2019-07-23

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the Unit...
10:48 2019-06-08

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community h...
18:32 2019-06-10

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refus...
11:16 2019-07-02

Teen Choice Awards winners 2019: Taylor Swift urges fans to take a stand for gender equality ​​Taylor Swift asked her fans to get behind US football player Alex Morgan's campaign for gender equality in a passionate speech as she received the ...
13:32 2019-08-12

Battle over education Arizona education vouchers grows PHOENIX (AP) – A Republican state representative and Arizona’s Democratic superintendent of public instruction are sparring over a backlo...
19:48 2019-07-21

'PSA is at the forefront of normalising electric cars' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the ...
12:48 2019-06-21

'PSA is at the forefront of getting electric cars normalised' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the ...
08:48 2019-06-20

'No Deal' Brexit Returns to Forefront of Debate Most lawmakers oppose it. Business executives are terrified of it. But the favorites jostling to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May are talking up Br...
14:00 2019-05-28

The quantum revolution is coming, and Chinese scientists are at the forefront China’s formidable investment in quantum technology, which could transform information processing and confer big economic and national-security advan...
14:32 2019-08-19

Anthony Joshua starts Garden’s move back to boxing’s forefront The Knicks and the Rangers aren’t using Madison Square Garden these days, which is why it will become the Mecca of Boxing again, starting June 1, whe...
00:48 2019-05-25

‘Big Little Lies’ star Adam Scott says ‘it’s great’ that women are at the forefront of the series Women dominate "Big Little Lies," both on the screen and in the behind-the-scenes power of Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, who are executive pro...
00:16 2019-06-08

Tensions ripple through Biden campaign as his past working relationship with a segregationist senator comes to the forefront Letters between Joe Biden and then-Sen. James O. Eastland, who called blacks “an inferior race,” show Biden attempting to work with him on antibusing...
12:16 2019-06-21

Opinion: Kevin Durant's devastating Achilles injury brings humanity of game to forefront Kevin Durant's Achilles injury was first met with inexcusable cheers. But after that, what happened in Toronto brought out the humanity of the g...
03:32 2019-06-11

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personn...
17:32 2019-06-12

The Latest: Press advocate: Crackdown can happen anywhere SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco reporter whose home and office were raided by police (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A press advocate...
17:48 2019-05-21

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried...
04:16 2019-05-30

Tunisian LGBT rights advocate 'sticking with' bid for presidency Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election camp...
23:32 2019-07-07

Harlan Lane, Vigorous Advocate for Deaf Culture, Dies at 82 Dr. Lane saw the deaf as part of a distinct ethnic group with their own vibrant culture, and he opposed the use of cochlear implants for deaf childre...
13:32 2019-07-31

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week afte...
10:32 2019-05-21

Billie Eilish is emerging as a powerful mental health advocate Eilish's status as one of the most prominent teenage musical voices means that she's in a uniquely important position to help her fans. &#...
10:32 2019-05-23

Imran Khan A "Compulsive Liar" And Terrorists' Advocate: Pak Opposition Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is a "compulsive liar" and an advocate of terrorists, the country's opposition parties said on Wednesday, assert...
13:48 2019-07-24

New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and most of those employees are white men. Women—part...
17:48 2019-08-09

Sophia Weaver dies, mom vows to advocate for other disabled children Sophia Weaver, a North Carolina girl whose restrictive disabilities made her a rallying point for activists, passed away at 10 years old on Thursday,...
15:48 2019-05-24

Sept. 11 first responders advocate Luis Alvarez hailed as a hero at funeral A former New York City police detective who fought to extend health benefits for first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks up to the fina...
20:16 2019-07-03

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Electio...
11:32 2019-07-12

Colorado immigration advocate killed in crash with Salvadoran who once sought sanctuary in church: report A Colorado father of five who was a staunch supporter for immigrant rights died last week when his motorcycle was hit by a Salvadoran man living in t...
17:00 2019-08-09

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence ...
13:16 2019-06-10

‘I Have Lived in Repentance for the Past Several Years.’ Megachurch Pastor, Purity Advocate Says He’s No Longer Christian A former relationship guru and megachurch pastor who advocated premarital purity in his million-selling 1997 book “I Kissed Dating Goodbye̶...
15:32 2019-07-31

Porsche reveals updated 911 RSR for WEC and IMSA campaigns Porsche has revealed a revised 911 RSR that will race next season in the GTE Pro class of the World Endurance Championship and in the 2020 IMSA Sport...
18:48 2019-07-06

Tom Brady campaigns for better 'Madden' speed rating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was among NFL players who expressed their annoyance at some of the ratings that were released Monday for t...
16:48 2019-07-16

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his ...
18:32 2019-07-09

It’s illegal for campaigns to take things of value from foreigners: FEC boss The chairwoman of the Federal Elections Commission made clear in a statement Thursday that it’s illegal for a candidate to accept anything from forei...
23:00 2019-06-13

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some ...
22:16 2019-05-30

Xi Jinping says anti-corruption campaigns are no excuse to be 'lazy' Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials not to use his signature anti-corruption campaign as an excuse to slack off and avoid difficult decis...
03:16 2019-07-10

Katz, Cabán campaigns at odds over 114 contested ballots The campaign teams of Melinda Katz and Tiffany Cabán will have to set aside their differences over 114 contested ballots in the too-close-to-call Que...
08:16 2019-07-10

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent electio...
05:16 2019-06-06

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have ...
07:16 2019-07-01

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership...
20:32 2019-06-09

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomat...
08:48 2019-05-21

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money tho...
02:16 2019-06-20

Democratic leaders are warning campaigns to delete FaceApp ‘immediately’ Millions of users, including Drake, LeBron James and the Jonas Brothers, have posted photos of themselves that had been altered by the app to make th...
23:16 2019-07-17

Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation: statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an a...
18:32 2019-06-07

Stringer, Johnson and Adams raking it in for 2021 mayoral campaigns Stringer raised $313,087 from January 12 through July 11 — leaving him with $2.59 million cash on hand, according to campaign disclosure records made...
23:32 2019-07-15

Brexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF's Facebook campaigns Campaigns overseen by staff of Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm also purported to be independent news sourcesRevealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Faceb...
14:00 2019-08-01

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focu...
05:32 2019-06-14

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to und...
19:32 2019-08-19

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never ha...
19:48 2019-06-28

Billy Ray Cyrus campaigns for Pete Rose to be in Baseball Hall of Fame Singer Billy Ray Cyrus on Tuesday celebrated being on the top of music charts for 14 straight weeks by campaigning for MLB legend Pete Rose to get in...
13:32 2019-07-10

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach...
16:48 2019-05-21

Tata Motors To Organise Free Monsoon Check-Up Campaigns From July 15 Along with providing free check-ups, certain dealerships in select part of the country will also have new cars on display, loan and exchange fair and...
09:32 2019-07-13

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while h...
22:16 2019-06-13

Tory leadership campaigns: Gove says wealthy don't need more tax cuts - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including nominations closing in the Tory leadership contest and four candidates...
11:16 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation -statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an a...
19:00 2019-06-07

Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything? On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of it...
18:16 2019-05-21

Week after debate, Biden and Harris campaigns engage in nasty Twitter feud over school busing High-level campaign staffers for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris engaged in a fiery exchange on Twitter on Wednesday over the candidates' positions on sc...
08:16 2019-07-04

Schiff, House Intelligence chair, says he first learned of Russian attacks on Senate campaigns at a security forum The California Democrat recalled his surprise when a Microsoft representative said at a conference last year that three Senate campaigns had been att...
18:32 2019-07-21

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges Americans to vaccinate their kids, ignore 'mass disinformation campaigns' Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Friday the federal government will continue to defer to individual states on vaccine mandates a...
20:00 2019-06-14

FaceApp went viral with age-defying photos. Now Democratic leaders are warning campaigns to delete the Russian-created app ‘immediately’ Drake, LeBron James, the Jonas Brothers and other celebrities have helped extend the future-self craze on social media. Now the Democratic Party's se...
20:16 2019-07-17

‘Equality has to be more than words’: London City Lionesses go it alone The newly formed club decided to split away from Millwall at the end of last season in a bid to stand on their own feet“We want to show people that t...
17:48 2019-08-18

Lewes FC: the football club who are making equality pay Two years ago Lewes decided to pay their women’s team as much as their men’s team. They have not regretted itBy Richard Foster for the Guardian Sport...
13:16 2019-07-16

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now fo...
01:00 2019-06-28

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components ...
11:32 2019-05-23

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012...
02:16 2019-06-02

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became t...
13:32 2019-05-23

U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan "England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women\u0027s soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but d...
11:32 2019-06-06

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI acceptance seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only ab...
09:32 2019-06-12

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow tennis legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a cel...
13:32 2019-07-13

Polish police detain 25 after attacks on equality march Police have detained 25 people in Bialystok, eastern Poland, after attacks on those taking part in the city's first equality march amid accusations t...
11:16 2019-07-21

USWNT World Cup victory is ultimate validation for equality Former USWNT star Kristine Lilly was in Lyon, France for the Women’s World Cup Final, where the United States emerged as back-to-back champions after...
14:48 2019-07-08

Soccer: U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women's soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does no...
04:32 2019-06-06

Presidential candidates back U.S. team's pay equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup hold...
12:16 2019-06-17

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts legend King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity ...
07:48 2019-07-14

Ginsburg reflects on marriage and the state of women's equality at DC event Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed a myriad of issues including her famously equal marriage, the obstacles facing working women and ...
12:48 2019-07-03

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped ...
10:48 2019-05-21

Billie Jean King keen to talk to Trump about equality Billie Jean King says she would relish the chance to talk about equality with US President Donald Trump as the tennis great threw her support behind ...
20:48 2019-06-28

Taylor Swift asks Tennessee senator to support Equality Act NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift says she’s kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee’s Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to pro...
12:48 2019-06-01

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sports The World Cup champions' impact could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social iss...
23:32 2019-07-09

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans to sign a petiti...
17:00 2019-06-17

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup hold...
12:16 2019-06-18

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminat...
08:16 2019-05-28

Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan’s fight for equality reaches new heights Winning this tournament is about more than acquiring another title for world champion and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan. A successful World Cup c...
05:00 2019-06-10

Serena Williams responds to criticism about equality fight after Wimbledon loss Serena Williams has not won a Grand Slam tournament since 2017 and after her latest Wimbledon loss to Simona Halep she was asked about her focus on t...
12:48 2019-07-15

Opinion: U.S. women can chase World Cup title, fight for equality at same time The entire women's national team has sued U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination, including claims that some earn 38 percent of what men earn. &...
22:32 2019-06-09

Andre Lotterer believes expecting Le Mans LMP1 equality is "naive" Rebellion LMP1 driver Andre Lotterer believes it is "naive" to think a weight increase for Toyota will close the gap to non-hybrid privateers at the ...
10:16 2019-06-05

U.S. women’s soccer team is using World Cup stage to shine spotlight on equality A media appearance highlighted the team's missions of defending their world championship, growing the game's audience and discussing issue of fairnes...
03:16 2019-05-25

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.    ...
09:48 2019-07-16

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to con...
13:16 2019-07-09

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reaction...
08:32 2019-06-14

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.    ...
09:16 2019-07-14

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party intr...
16:00 2019-08-12

Amid Suggestions That She ‘Focus on Tennis,’ Serena Williams Says She’ll Fight for Equality to the Grave “The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the day I’m in my grave,” said Serena Williams, at a press con...
17:16 2019-07-14

Opinion: Serena Williams will never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King would have it no other way Serena Williams told a reporter she would never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King later tweeted her continuing support for Serena and that fight....
17:16 2019-07-13

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the ses...
20:16 2019-07-19

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which ...
20:32 2019-06-01

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protectio...
08:48 2019-06-12

Taylor Swift celebrates Pride, talks equality in Wango Tango performance Taylor Swift was taking the kickoff of Pride Month pretty seriously — and the title of the Rolling Stones’ “She’s a Rainbow” pretty literally — durin...
17:16 2019-06-02

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo ...
18:16 2019-06-01

Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on...
16:32 2019-07-16

Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman I sat on the committee that helped select the scientist. Honouring him sends a message that the UK respects all peopleOver Christmas, I had the unusu...
18:32 2019-07-16

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in wh...
20:16 2019-06-30

Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight...
17:16 2019-06-06

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, addin...
07:48 2019-06-06

How a declining environment affects populations Stable ecosystems occasionally experience events that cause widespread death — for example, bacteria in the human gut may be wiped out by antibiotics...
08:37 2019-05-21

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in t...
02:16 2019-07-17

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk ...
13:16 2019-06-18

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Res...
23:48 2019-06-19

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms...
10:16 2019-05-21

Griffin: Pels 'right environment' for Zion, AD Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin said New Orleans is creating the "right environment" to attract top draft prospects like Zion William...
19:01 2019-05-21

The New York City blackout was actually bad for the environment From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment ...
10:32 2019-07-16

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marg...
15:00 2019-05-29

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act     ...
19:16 2019-06-01

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in wh...
14:16 2019-07-01

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive de...
17:48 2019-06-12

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and pr...
11:16 2019-07-10

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for th...
16:48 2019-07-02

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts...
09:16 2019-07-03

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly bu...
01:16 2019-07-06

Donald Trump's five most dangerous attacks on the environment Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all AmericansDonald Trump is set to hail his ...
13:32 2019-07-08

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous ...
11:48 2019-07-31

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Minist...
02:48 2019-08-12

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar...
08:16 2019-06-01

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control w...
21:16 2019-06-28

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican ...
07:16 2019-06-13

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
13:48 2019-06-27

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access ...
06:32 2019-05-28

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines li...
12:16 2019-05-28

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges...
02:32 2019-05-26

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problem...
09:16 2019-08-11

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Climate crisis concerns top British public’s policy priorities, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and t...
08:32 2019-07-21

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of ...
16:16 2019-07-11

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also tran...
09:48 2019-07-05

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, ...
04:00 2019-07-13

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation i...
19:16 2019-05-25

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old pl...
12:48 2019-05-30

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Env...
21:32 2019-06-01

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administra...
01:00 2019-07-02

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong...
22:48 2019-07-08

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural enviro...
09:48 2019-06-22

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-government...
12:32 2019-05-30

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks....
21:48 2019-07-08

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick P...
21:00 2019-07-08

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cu...
11:48 2019-07-31

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. ...
14:16 2019-05-31

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.   ...
12:16 2019-06-13

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impu...
14:16 2019-06-13

Education nonprofit moves into historical Cunard Building This is just what the city doctor ordered: More space for training teachers. The Relay Graduate School of Education is opening downtown this week in ...
22:16 2019-06-27

Twilio turns developer education into a game with TwilioQuest 3 TwilioQuest 3 is launching today as game that trains developers how to create cloud communications solutions, beginning with lessons on how to code.R...
16:48 2019-08-05

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netan...
19:16 2019-07-13

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how i...
11:48 2019-07-15

Migrant kids offered chance at education on converted bus TIJUANA, Mexico – The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passeng...
04:32 2019-08-07

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you thin...
17:32 2019-07-02

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new ed...
13:01 2019-06-05

TUSD moves closer to approving sex education curriculum TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School Board Sex Education curriculum is moving closer to final approval, after yesterday’s board meeting. Th...
02:16 2019-07-25

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new res...
23:48 2019-06-04

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read...
01:16 2019-07-11

World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leader...
10:32 2019-07-09

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Hele...
16:16 2019-07-09

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees...
11:32 2019-05-21

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education -...
08:16 2019-07-10

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education"...
07:48 2019-07-13

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent t...
20:48 2019-05-21

Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Resisting his father’s pleas to join the family tobacco business, Mr. Cullman made a fortune on his own, and, with his wife, proceeded to give it awa...
17:32 2019-06-07

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Ministe...
01:48 2019-07-14

Amazon's fast fashion subscription box is terrible news for the environment Personal Shopper by Prime Wardrobe is a new Amazon subscription service that will deliver you a package of curated clothing and accessories every mon...
11:16 2019-08-01

Brazil's faster agrochemical approvals not harming environment: minister Brazil's Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias, responding to criticism from environmentalists, on Monday said the government's recent accelerate...
02:32 2019-08-06

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from...
21:00 2019-05-25

San Francisco: wealthy opponents of new shelter claim homeless are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents wh...
20:32 2019-07-11

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of en...
15:32 2019-06-18

CRPF To Launch "Save Environment" Campaign During Amarnath Yatra In addition to performing its primary duty of providing security, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will launch a "save environment" campaign d...
20:48 2019-06-18

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of k...
11:32 2019-07-03

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted ...
23:48 2019-06-22

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doo...
09:16 2019-07-13

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tu...
12:32 2019-08-14

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmen...
15:00 2019-05-22

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study sugges...
13:16 2019-07-05

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forw...
16:32 2019-05-21

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's ...
12:16 2019-07-11

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a...
02:32 2019-07-11

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirtee...
13:32 2019-06-17

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people t...
02:48 2019-07-08

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth...
10:32 2019-05-24

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on...
22:16 2019-07-08

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollutio...
16:32 2019-07-08

More People Die Defending the Environment in a Year Than UK and Australian Soldiers Combined Fighting to protect your land is a risky task. A new study shows that every year, more people are killed defending their environment than those kill...
21:00 2019-08-05

Nitish Kumar Makes Impassioned Plea For Environment Conservation Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made an impassioned plea for environment conservation and called for urgent action against climate chan...
19:16 2019-08-01

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the futur...
12:16 2019-06-16

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on P...
19:16 2019-07-16

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do...
01:48 2019-07-17

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cul...
12:32 2019-05-21

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Se...
03:16 2019-06-03

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing i...
10:32 2019-06-14

Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in pr...
18:00 2019-08-01

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attrac...
07:32 2019-05-30

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditi...
01:32 2019-08-17

At Delhi's Slum, Rohingya Pin Hope On Education To Make Life Better Life may be all about slums, cramped lanes and one-room hutments for Rohingya refugees in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Camp, but the younger generation of th...
03:32 2019-07-14

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various cour...
13:48 2019-06-04

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom f...
07:32 2019-06-10

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide di...
15:32 2019-07-17

Moroccan lawmakers vote to bolster French in education system Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturnin...
22:32 2019-07-22

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates a...
20:32 2019-06-04

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry s...
17:00 2019-08-12

#StopHindiImposition Protest Erupts Against Centre's Draft Education Plan Hindi should not be made a mandatory third language in schools, a popular campaign on social media said on Saturday, as Twitter was flooded with mess...
08:16 2019-06-01

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its p...
20:00 2019-06-14

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education pro...
19:48 2019-06-17

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm....
23:32 2019-07-15

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call S...
15:16 2019-05-28

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send o...
22:00 2019-07-10

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education min...
15:48 2019-07-15

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many ...
21:32 2019-05-27

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed a...
20:16 2019-05-28

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the im...
08:48 2019-05-21

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the worl...
22:16 2019-07-10

Australia taking six years to list threatened habitats under environment laws Senate inquiry hears that major threats to wildlife are not being recognised because of environment department budget cutsAustralia is taking at leas...
07:48 2019-08-20

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulator...
17:16 2019-07-08

Miley Cyrus goes on profanity-laced rant about the environment at music festival Music superstar Miley Cyrus had an expletive-filled message for her fans about the environment during a festival on Friday, declaring that the young ...
18:48 2019-07-01

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon...
03:48 2019-06-06

With Gift Of Mangoes, Nitish Kumar Makes Plea To "Save The Environment" Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today gifted lawmakers in the state a basket containing seven mangoes and mango saplings, and claimed the gift represente...
08:16 2019-07-03

Scott Pelley reveals complaining about 'hostile work environment' at CBS led to firing Former “CBS Evening News” vet Scott Pelley claimed in an interview Sunday that he was ousted from the anchor chair back in 2017 because he “wouldn’t ...
06:32 2019-05-27

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the envir...
12:48 2019-07-18

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future he...
18:48 2019-06-05

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some...
14:32 2019-07-08

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launche...
13:48 2019-06-04

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables ...
12:48 2019-07-09

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minist...
06:00 2019-06-11

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances...
17:16 2019-07-13

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a wa...
08:37 2019-05-21

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding...
21:48 2019-07-15

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require t...
22:01 2019-05-31

"Beautiful Solution," Tweets AR Rahman After Centre Tweaks Education Draft Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi wil...
03:16 2019-06-03

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting Engl...
22:48 2019-06-09

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregat...
19:01 2019-05-21

Education group urges U.S. Justice Department to block textbook merger An education group seeking to increase access to college textbooks and research materials on Wednesday asked the U.S. government to block the propose...
13:32 2019-08-14

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue ...
02:16 2019-07-06

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama adm...
16:16 2019-07-10

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal e...
20:32 2019-05-28

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandin...
07:48 2019-06-14

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and ha...
18:16 2019-07-14

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting ...
16:48 2019-07-31

Education Minister Credits NASA For Sanskrit-Powered "Talking Computer" Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Saturday claimed that US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has acknowledged that i...
04:16 2019-08-11

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to...
05:16 2019-05-28

Trump admin axing education, recreation programs for migrant children The influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked...
21:16 2019-06-05

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be...
19:32 2019-07-09

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and tea...
07:16 2019-05-31

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport...
02:16 2019-06-19

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there w...
16:32 2019-06-05

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
22:16 2019-05-30

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki...
14:00 2019-06-07

Environment minister Melissa Price's allies say she was gagged for 'tactical' reasons in election Minister facing calls for demotion from cabinet despite Scott Morrison’s repeated praiseSupporters of the environment minister, Melissa Price, say sh...
23:48 2019-05-21

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and ...
08:00 2019-08-16

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Educati...
13:16 2019-07-11

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired ...
01:16 2019-07-11

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as a 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health p...
23:32 2019-05-28

An outstanding Jane The Virgin tackles guilt, education, and living with a Martian tail “Chapter Ninety-Four” is an episode full of major developments that drive character arcs forward, but before we get to any of them, I have to shout o...
12:32 2019-06-20

Costa Rica education minister resigns under Evangelical fire for LGBTQ policy Costa Rica's education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms,...
22:48 2019-07-01

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his polici...
04:48 2019-06-13

Teen Tells DEF CON How He Hacked Millions of Student Records From Popular Education Software “Hello from Bill Demirkapi :)“ read the message sent to thousands of parents, students, and teachers in his school district after the aforementioned ...
05:16 2019-08-10

Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and ...
08:00 2019-05-22

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an edu...
01:16 2019-06-04

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kid...
03:48 2019-06-02

New Zealand teachers hold country's largest education strike day before 'wellbeing' budget Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday, a day before the government announced its 'wellbeing' budget, calling for ...
19:16 2019-05-28

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination Five veteran NY1 anchorwomen have lost their airtime to younger female reporters by the local news network who resemble them — even as older male tal...
21:16 2019-06-19

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gen...
00:32 2019-07-06

Guardian's gender pay gap falls to 4.9% Difference in median hourly pay between women and men in editorial is 5.9%Guardian News & Media’s gender pay gap has fallen to 4.9% – calculated by m...
12:01 2019-07-02

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its ...
13:16 2019-06-14

London schoolgirl, 11, praised for equality speech telling peers to 'own it, be you' An 11-year-old London schoolgirl has been praised after giving a rousing speech denouncing prejudice and urging others not to be "afraid to be amazin...
09:16 2019-07-13

EZ365 reveals blockchain for digital asset trading, gambling, esports betting, and education EZ365 will launch a blockchain-based ecosystem that combines a digital asset exchange, a cryptocurrency casino, esports betting, and a education port...
23:00 2019-08-08

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address t...
18:16 2019-07-13

CORRECTED-Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an edu...
21:16 2019-06-04

Teen Tells DEF CON How He Hacked Millions of Student Records From Popular Education Software [Update] “Hello from Bill Demirkapi :)“ read the message sent to thousands of parents, students, and teachers in his school district after the aforementioned ...
22:48 2019-08-10

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergar...
17:32 2019-05-22

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum h...
20:16 2019-07-05

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year...
12:32 2019-05-21

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organizat...
22:32 2019-06-12

Teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders barred from returning to the school to finish his education A teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders will not be allowed to return to the school where he filmed ...
17:16 2019-07-03

Tastemaker: Through the Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Lezli Levene Harvell Gives the Gift of a Spelman Education The Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Dr. Lezli Levene Harvell’s annual series of highly curated culinary events, is becoming well-known for championing ...
12:48 2019-05-29

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food...
16:16 2019-06-04

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how...
12:48 2019-05-26

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed compu...
20:00 2019-06-21

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of ...
22:32 2019-08-14

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their prefere...
23:32 2019-06-28

Here’s how I’d keep the moon landing ‘gender neutral’ The other day I wrote about my support for purging the word “man” out of the English language when it had to do with anything good. In case I was too...
22:16 2019-07-24

Revealed: the $730,000 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled...
10:16 2019-06-28

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where...
16:32 2019-08-09

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for...
20:00 2019-06-06

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Edu...
12:32 2019-05-21

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pu...
08:16 2019-05-29

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social...
14:48 2019-07-24

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural...
08:31 2019-05-21

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligne...
08:48 2019-05-21

World Environment Day 2019: the best vegan homewares include feather-free bedding and stylish wool alternatives From down-free bed linen to animal-friendly alternatives to wool, do your bit for World Environment Day 2019 with the best vegan homeware you can buy...
12:00 2019-06-04

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or...
07:48 2019-07-02

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looki...
22:16 2019-08-13

Sperm separation method may allow gender selection in IVF Technique is based on differences in movement of sperm with X chromosome and Y chromosomeA new sperm separation technique may one day allow prospecti...
18:32 2019-08-13

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a p...
21:32 2019-05-21

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce...
14:01 2019-06-14

California's Newsom says gender must be apart of national gun debate California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said Monday that gender must be a part of the national discussion on how to reduce gun violence since most ...
03:48 2019-08-06

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initi...
02:16 2019-06-21

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the musi...
02:32 2019-05-23

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to pre...
15:48 2019-06-18

3 Women Join BBC's List Of Its Top 10 Earners After Gender Pay Gap Row The BBC said three women - Claudia Winkleman, Vanessa Feltz and Zoe Ball - had joined the list of its top 10 paid stars, a change the publicly funded...
10:48 2019-07-02

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred...
16:32 2019-06-11

How likely are you live to 90? Depends on your gender and body size Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size -- both height and weight -- as well as your level of physical activity, and seems to i...
07:16 2019-08-09

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimina...
16:16 2019-07-24

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binar...
21:32 2019-06-11

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before...
07:32 2019-08-14

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing...
22:32 2019-07-07

Yet another gender reveal has ended in flames and misery Gender reveals are one of the stupidest inventions of the modern world. Before a kid is even born, parents decide to announce their sex by creating e...
13:32 2019-07-10

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have...
08:00 2019-08-14

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  ...
22:48 2019-06-16

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexu...
08:32 2019-07-22

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being dete...
13:16 2019-06-10

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referr...
12:32 2019-07-19

California's Newsom says gender must be a part of national gun debate California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said Monday that gender must be a part of the national discussion on how to reduce gun violence since most ...
11:16 2019-08-06

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into fo...
20:32 2019-06-14

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an E...
22:32 2019-08-05

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  ...
14:32 2019-06-14

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting p...
05:16 2019-06-13

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen ...
14:32 2019-06-21

Bangladeshi women in Italy fight for gender rights The Bangladeshi community in Italy is the second largest in Europe. However, many women are still struggling to acclimatize, not least because of the...
00:32 2019-08-03

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to beco...
21:48 2019-05-26

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing th...
18:32 2019-07-05

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the pro...
02:32 2019-07-08

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest t...
17:48 2019-07-03

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and ...
08:32 2019-08-16

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The ide...
06:16 2019-07-08

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy...
13:00 2019-07-09

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The ne...
16:00 2019-05-22

Memorable Baseball “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park TUCSON – A Tucson couple had a creative and memorable “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park by combining the family’s love for basebal...
04:48 2019-08-19

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted...
03:48 2019-06-23

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sander...
07:16 2019-08-11

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. ...
22:00 2019-07-10

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the shooting f...
21:16 2019-06-20

Snap revenue boosted by gender-bending photo filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. soared more than 10 percent in extended trading Tuesday — thanks in part to a viral face filter that can ...
23:00 2019-07-23

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea—a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, int...
14:48 2019-05-21

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "t...
07:48 2019-06-05

Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination A nine-year-old girl in Berlin who was rejected entrance to a centuries-old boys' choir is filing a lawsuit for gender bias. The case has sparked deb...
08:00 2019-08-16

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign ...
08:16 2019-06-04

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN r...
19:16 2019-05-21

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. ...
15:16 2019-08-09

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and...
12:48 2019-05-30

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Sir...
21:32 2019-05-21

Pregnant Christina Milian Is "Above and Beyond Cloud 9" After Revealing Gender of Baby No. 2 Pregnant Christina Milian can forget about all that sugar and spice. The Love Don't Cost a Thing actress and boyfriend Matt Pokora revealed on Monda...
13:00 2019-08-12

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence d...
18:16 2019-05-27

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri...
18:00 2019-05-22

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone le...
15:00 2019-05-29

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the city...
10:32 2019-06-14

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patr...
11:16 2019-06-12

Gender Reveal Party Goes Terribly Wrong As Car Bursts Into Flames Queensland Police released drone footage of the gender reveal gone wrong to warn others against attempting such stunts. The video shows a man's car b...
13:32 2019-07-10

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, t...
15:48 2019-07-03

How Shay Mitchell and More Stars Pulled Off Epic Gender Reveals When it comes to Hollywood gender reveals, your favorite stars always go big! In case you missed the big news, Shay Mitchell celebrated the Fourth ...
15:32 2019-07-05

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has insp...
09:16 2019-06-13

The new American family: trans, gender queer, nonbinary, two-spirit As part of our series, Stonewall at 50, we hear from six people who found love and happiness – after being told they didn’t belong Continue reading.....
08:16 2019-06-20

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equ...
20:16 2019-06-21

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the s...
21:48 2019-06-11

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and ha...
18:32 2019-06-19

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a ...
08:48 2019-06-16

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that ha...
15:00 2019-08-16

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonst...
07:48 2019-05-24

Alleged Colorado school shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts One of the Colorado charter school shooting suspects told police he targeted classmates who mocked his gender identity. Alec McKinney, 16, who was bo...
23:16 2019-06-20

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each ...
16:00 2019-06-21

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male....
19:48 2019-07-13

Dustin Johnson’s awkward gender-reveal video with bewildered fans An apparent chance run-in with Dustin Johnson turned into a baby reveal this week in Detroit during the latest stop on the PGA Tour. Johnson took tim...
13:16 2019-06-27

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promo...
10:32 2019-05-21

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily ar...
10:32 2019-05-21

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the ...
22:00 2019-08-16

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claim...
14:00 2019-08-16

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as...
13:32 2019-07-18

Grave Goods Demand Gender Roles In Viking History To Be Rewritten. Or Do They? A Norwegian archaeologist, Marianne Moen, is making the big claim 'the past’ is incorrectly interpreted and that Viking Norway men’s and women’s cult...
15:48 2019-06-28

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democra...
19:48 2019-06-27

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The ...
01:16 2019-05-22

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
15:48 2019-05-22

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to fed...
09:16 2019-05-21

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they ...
12:00 2019-05-29

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products m...
06:32 2019-06-12

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of...
17:48 2019-07-31

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the...
20:32 2019-07-23

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017...
14:32 2019-07-31

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to all...
16:16 2019-07-31

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their ris...
10:48 2019-06-13

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly...
01:16 2019-06-09

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — on...
09:48 2019-06-06

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy netw...
14:48 2019-05-30

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack w...
08:32 2019-06-05

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimba...
04:48 2019-08-17

Dustin Johnson helps couple with their gender reveal while signing autographs in Detroit While signing autographs before Rocket Mortgage Classic, Dustin Johnson tells couple he heard they were pregnant, then he pulled out a pink ball. &#...
13:16 2019-06-27

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with ...
16:32 2019-06-01

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UN...
12:48 2019-05-21

From 'manholes' to 'maintenance holes': Berkeley votes to replace gender-specific words Associated Press Berkeley City Council members unanimously voted this week to replace gender-specific words in the city code with gender-neutral ter...
05:32 2019-07-19

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to i...
03:01 2019-05-29

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from emplo...
19:48 2019-06-14

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Blake Lively, Jenna Bush Hager, Chelsea Clinton, Alanis Morissette, Christina El Moussa, Kate Mara ...
12:16 2019-05-21

Cricket Australia launches inclusion policy for transgender and gender diverse players Move taken to ensure inclusiveness at every level‘Discrimination has no place in game,’ says Kevin RobertsA policy that ensures transgender and gende...
00:32 2019-08-08

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from ...
10:48 2019-06-13

‘Use a bit of common sense’: A gender-reveal party stunt ends with a car erupting in flames Gender-reveal burnouts are starting to become popular with car enthusiasts in Australia. But officials say the stunts are dangerous and shouldn’t be ...
10:32 2019-07-10

Gender-neutral restrooms planned for Nevada district's newly built schools A Nevada school district has eliminated separate male and female restrooms in its floor design for newly constructed schools, instead opting for gend...
02:16 2019-08-01

Carrie Symonds says politicians have 'gigantic responsibility' to the environment in first public speech since No10 move Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds said politicians have a "gigantic responsibility to make the right decisions" over the environmental crisis, i...
16:32 2019-08-16

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap...
19:48 2019-06-12

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Offi...
23:48 2019-07-05

Cheney says 'send her back' chants were 'absolutely wrong,' but weren't about Omar's race or gender House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., decried on Sunday the “send her back” chants directed at freshmen Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn....
20:48 2019-07-21

Law requiring women on corporate boards sets 'gender-based quota,' group argues A new California law requiring publicly traded corporations in the state to include women on their boards of directors is facing its first legal chal...
05:48 2019-08-10

It's a girl! Anna Duggar reveals sex of baby No. 6 with Josh during beehive gender reveal Anna Duggar and husband Josh Duggar, the eldest of Jim Bob and Michelle's 19 kids, announced what their sixth child is "gonna bee" with a beehiv...
19:48 2019-06-20

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country lon...
16:48 2019-06-04

The wild race to lead the Democrats could break the gender mould of US politics | Emma Brockes Six female candidates have more chance of avoiding sexist stereotyping than poor, isolated Hillary ClintonIt was a strange experience, watching the U...
16:32 2019-06-27

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his depa...
18:32 2019-05-22

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its...
14:16 2019-05-30

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balan...
12:48 2019-05-21

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender ident...
02:48 2019-08-11

College male uses gender-bending Snapchat filter to pose as girl, allegedly lure accused pedophile cop A California police officer was arrested last week after authorities say a college student used a Snapchat gender-altering filter to trick him into t...
11:32 2019-06-12

Snap shares climb as Bank of America sees improved revenue after viral 'gender-face-swap' filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap rose in premarket trading on Thursday after Bank of America said a recent spike in app downloads will drive be...
08:16 2019-07-11

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means pro...
12:48 2019-05-21

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disas...
18:16 2019-05-24

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
19:32 2019-05-24

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new offi...
16:32 2019-06-10

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination [Update: Riot Responds] The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends pub...
01:00 2019-06-13

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we thi...
17:16 2019-06-14

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on the...
12:48 2019-08-02

Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender. Whoops! Not what the 'Big Bang' star said he preferred Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Ins...
17:16 2019-05-27

A student used Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to arrest a cop looking for underage sex The officer faces a charge of contacting a minor to commit a felony, and is currently on paid administrative leave.       &...
23:16 2019-06-11

10 new LGBTQ books to celebrate Pride month: Tan France, 'Gentleman Jack,' 'Gender Queer' Celebrate Pride Month with a good LGBTQ book, including a memoir from Tan France, a history of the Stonewall riots and a gender queer graphic novel. ...
11:32 2019-06-09

'Girls Who Code' founder Reshma Saujani is a boy mom fighting gender norms. 'Let them fail' Reshma Saujani talked to Motherly about her book "Brave, Not Perfect" and offered tips on raising girls to be confident and boys to be vulnerable. &...
19:16 2019-06-14

'Big Bang' star Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender and it's not the one he hoped for Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Ins...
16:16 2019-05-28

30 classics every American should read, according to English professors 24/7 Tempo and USA TODAY reached out to English professors to compile a list of 30 English language classics everyone should read at least once. ...
22:00 2019-08-16

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recen...
23:00 2019-08-16

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs denying to cover bills for emergency care According to a new report by the VA’s Office of Inspector General, during just one six-month period, more than 17,000 veterans were slapped with $53....
20:32 2019-08-17

Former Tour de France winner Felice Gimondi dies at age 76 Felice Gimondi, one of seven cyclists to have won all Grand Tours, has died at 76. He won the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia and Spanish Vuel...
04:00 2019-08-18

Real prepare late Eriksen bid as contract talks at Spurs stall - Paper Round "Real Madrid prepare a bid for Christian Eriksen as his contract runs down, Inter Milan to loan Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona plan Neymar loan offer."...
05:48 2019-08-18

Missing Indiana girl, 16, found safe in Arkansas; alleged stalker taken into custody A 16-year-old Indiana girl reported missing this weekend and believed to be in "extreme danger" might have been abducted by a man who has allegedly s...
20:48 2019-08-18