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Discrimination causes Anxiety and Mental Disorders, Says Study

Regardless of genetic risks, exposure to discrimination in life plays a significant role in developing anxiety and related disorders, suggests a new study. Published in...

Google Announces New Measures for Safety of Employees at Workplace

In another bid to build a more equitable and respectful workplace, Google has announced new measures that include new care programmes for employees who...

Vice Prez Urges Political Parties to Reach Consensus for Women’s Reservation

Calling for a national movement for women's empowerment and to ensure that no girl child is left out of school, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu...

COVID-19 Threatens Peace and Development Globally, Warns UN Rights Chief

The UN high commissioner for human rights warns that COVID-19 threatens peace and development around the world. Michelle Bachelet called for action to protect...

What Is Resident Abuse in a Nursing Home?

The residents of nursing homes have rights. One of those is the right to be free from abuse and neglect. Despite federal and state...

Discrimination and Impunity Cannot be Tolerated: Angelina Jolie

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie feels discrimination and impunity cannot be justified in any way, and says she hopes people in the US can come...

Millions of Women Still Face Poverty, Discrimination and Violence: UN

Calling himself “a proud feminist and supporter of women,”  U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lashed out at men who abuse power and declared before Sunday’s...

Social Media Tends to Scrutinize Female Stars More Than Male Stars, Says Richa Chadha

Actress Richa Chadha, who is known to be vocal with her opinions, says she has observed how, at times, mainstream and social media tend...

Scientists Develop AI Tool to Detect Racial, Gender Discrimination

Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool for detecting unfair discrimination -- such as on the basis of race or gender. Preventing unfair...

Charge on Facebook for Discriminating People on the Basis of their Identity

Facebook was charged with discrimination by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development because of its ad-targeting system. HUD said Thursday Facebook is allowing...

Social Media Giant Facebook to Curb Discrimination in Housing, Job Ads

In a bid to avoid discrimination in ads related to housing, jobs and credits, Facebook has announced new changes where anyone who wants to run such ads will...

Workplace Harassment – Do I Have a Case?

There are many federal and state laws that protect every worker from different types of harassment inside the workplace. In today’s world it is...

Television Academy sets new standards of professional conduct

Chairman Hayma Washington sent a letter to Academy members, linking to the two-page code of conduct Violations of the code may result in...

Bisexuals are at Greatest Risk of Suffering from Mental Health Problems, Suggest Studies

Studies reveal that the social stigma of bisexuals have lead to cases of mental illness becoming prevalent among people of their community. Their...

Increasing Number of Elderly Chinese-American Citizens Contemplate Suicide Because of Discrimination, Claims New Research

A new research examined how racial bias prompts elderly Chinese-Americans to contemplate suicide  Discrimination can impair an individual's physical, emotional and mental well-being ...

Hope “Real” Issues Concerning Muslims will Also Get Attention: Swaraj Abhiyan

Post triple-talaq settlement, the Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj Abhiyan said that now attention should be given to other real serious issues of Muslims Apex...

Caste System is a form of Religious Discrimination, says His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama has clearly stated that the practice of caste system is against religious beliefs of the individual Speaking in Padum, Zanskar...

2017 Hindu Human Rights Report Released by Hindu American Foundation (HAF) : Here is What you Need to Know!

The Hindu American Foundation has launched its 2017 edition of "Hindus in South Asia & The Diaspora: A Survey of Human Rights" also...

No Hindus will be left in Bangladesh 30 Years from now: economist Dr. Abul Barkat

Nov 20, 2016: In his book “Political economy of reforming agriculture-land-water bodies in Bangladesh,” the Dhaka University teacher mentions “the rate of exodus over...

A 22-year-old Sikh mistaken for being Muslim gets Abused and Harassed at US store in Massachusetts

Boston, November 21, 2016: Everyone is unique, no matter what community they belong to or the language they speak. But some people fail to...

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