#equality News

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Will the landmark suit, which argues that the spread of hate speech on the platform facilitated the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, be a turning point for Big Tech?
Less than one in five female frontline health workers say protective clothing fits them properly, according to the Women in Global Health network
Women’s network calls for basic standards to bridge gender divide, as gear, designed for men, is often too big and restrictive.
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As they face rising risks on the road, food delivery drivers around the world are pushing gig platforms for better working conditions.
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Sticking points on financing, implementation and benefit sharing will need to be resolved in the second session if negotiations in the spring are to succeed.
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#equality Opinion

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While online dating platforms have started to embrace open and all-encompassing expressions of oneself, in terms of sexuality, gender, race and beyond, do they also walk the talk when it comes to their internal culture?
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Far from rendering cities obsolete, the pandemic has unlocked an ever-broader potential for renaissance – what the economist Joseph Schumpeter famously called 'creative destruction' on an urban scale.
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In 2021, the Doomsday Clock will remain at just 100 seconds to midnight, indicating an alarmingly high level of existential risk to humanity. The pandemic showed that we cannot take stability and competent governance for granted.
RCEP: What's in it for Asia and the Pacific?
The signing on 15 November 2020 of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement concluded 8 years of negotiations among members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and New Zealand.
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#equality Videos

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Sponsored What makes cooling such a hot topic when it comes to climate change? This year's #Innovate4Climate summit will look at the problem and potential of sustainable cooling.
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Sponsored In an industry dominated by men, what can a palm oil company do to ensure gender equality?
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Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
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#equality Podcasts

EB Podcast with Elena Philipova, director of sustainable finance, Refinitiv
It is no longer business as usual when it comes to how we tackle climate change and rising global temperatures. Eco-Business speaks to Elena Philipova of Refinitiv about how data can ensure countries and businesses are delivering on pledges to decarbonise.
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What are the dangers of gender bias in technology design and what are the market opportunities for womentech—technologies that centre the needs of women?
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Sponsored Smallholders have taken much of the blame for this year's haze-causing forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan. How can they be motivated to switch to more sustainable, fire-free production methods?
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