Easily accessible trading apps like Robinhood and Freetrade have drawn growing numbers of first-time women users during the pandemic. But could warnings about 'meme stocks' make some of them think twice?
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The pandemic has highlighted the need to ensure that everyone understands that gender equality is a public good, one that will help to usher in the healthier societies we seek.
According to a new report, the fashion industry still remains biased towards white men, and employees of colour in the industry feel like they don't belong. Inequality in fashion is a systemic issue that will require collective action.
Collective action against sexual harassment did not emerge with the #MeToo campaign. In several countries, particularly in the Global South, that campaign has overshadowed existing movements and impeded ongoing struggles for women’s rights.
The Covid-19 crisis represents a generational opportunity to build more inclusive economies and societies by first and foremost relocating funds from the tools of war to the foundations of a less violent world.