#Discrimination

  • Article: Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2019

    The tax will fall from 19% to 7%. Read more

  • Article: People With Disabilities Face Widespread Violence and Discrimination in the Central African Republic
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    People With Disabilities Face Widespread Violence and Discrimination in the Central African Republic

    By Brittany Quy|Oct. 17, 2019

    Their plight worsens in conflict zones. Read more

  • Article: Pregnant Girls in Sierra Leone Can Now Take Exams — But They Still Can't Attend School

    Pregnant Girls in Sierra Leone Can Now Take Exams — But They Still Can't Attend School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 17, 2019

    Advocates say the law shames and blames young girls. Read more

  • Article: The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brittany Quy|Oct. 8, 2019

    After more than 23,000 actions taken by Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: There's a New Website for Teenage Girls at Risk of Relationship Abuse and Who Don’t Know It

    There's a New Website for Teenage Girls at Risk of Relationship Abuse and Who Don’t Know It

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 20, 2019

    Charity Women’s Aid found a huge number of teenage girls didn’t realise they’d experienced abuse. Read more

  • Article: Disability Is the Leading Reported Case of Discrimination in Australia: Study

    Disability Is the Leading Reported Case of Discrimination in Australia: Study

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 10, 2019

    The number of complaints is rising. Read more

  • Article: 6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    Eliminating the cash bail system does not mean that communities will become less safe. Read more

  • Article: India's Intersex Community Faces Job Discrimination, Forced Surgeries, and Sexual Abuse

    India's Intersex Community Faces Job Discrimination, Forced Surgeries, and Sexual Abuse

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 16, 2019

    At least 10,000 intersex children are born each year in India, many face infanticide and mutilation. Read more