#discrimination

  • Article: Switzerland Votes to Approve LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Law

    Switzerland Votes to Approve LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Law

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 11, 2020

    The legislation aims to make public acts of homophobia illegal. Read more

  • Article: Fighting Poverty and Inequality Are Crucial for Mental Health, UN Expert Says

    Fighting Poverty and Inequality Are Crucial for Mental Health, UN Expert Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 25, 2019

    More emphasis must be placed on alleviating social and economic pressures to improve mental health. Read more

  • Article: Countries Are Resisting Women's Rights Citing 'Family Values,' UN Official Says

    Countries Are Resisting Women's Rights Citing 'Family Values,' UN Official Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 7, 2019

    A 1995 international agreement to promote gender equality fails to yield positive results. Read more

  • Article: New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 18, 2019

    Black women are twice as likely to feel pressured to straighten their hair than white women. Read more