The Russian government approved the draft law on increasing the minimum wage from January 1, 2018, setting it in the amount of 9,489 rubles ($164.2)
Tabbed the “Athletic Equality Index,” the organization developed the report as a way to measure power conference schools’ athletic policies and practices.
Created by the Harvard Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (OEDI), the program vows to benefit the university by “fostering brave spaces across campus” where students can “advocate” and “amplify the voices that need to be heard.”
Over 2,300 Duke University staff members will get a pay raise by 2019.
More than 30 delegates from 10 West African countries gathered in Ghana from Aug. 24-28 for the Interfaith Diversity Network of West Africa’s first-ever interfath diversity event.
Over the objections of Italian American civic groups, the council made the second Monday in October a day in L.A. to commemorate “indigenous, aboriginal and native people.”
Statues dedicated to Confederate heroes were swiftly removed across Baltimore, just days after violence broke out over the removal of a similar monument in neighboring Virginia.
The 22-2 vote allowed minimum wage to be set at $13 per hour.
The general assembly is currently reviewing a proposal that will create scholarships, set up affirmative action, and allow people to change their name and sex on official documents without approval from a judge.
The ancient Hindu tradition of Chhaupadi, whereby women are confined to animal sheds during menstruation to keep “impurity” out of the home, was banned by the supreme court in 2005.
The Promise Scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and fees at the Community College of Rhode Island for new students starting this fall — regardless of their income.
A national public vote on marriage equality looks likely in Australia, after a futile attempt by MPs from the ruling Liberal Party to force a free vote on the issue.
The app, known as i-Cut, is a program that allows girls to call for help, seek assistance, and report abuse to reputable law enforcement organizations.
The decision is expected to be approved by the upper house, and then ratified by King Abdullah II.
A letter signed by 56 retired admirals and generals argues transgender military members ‘must not be dismissed’ or ‘forced to compromise their integrity’
Called Unreasonable Goals, it’s an intensive, two-week accelerator program for companies from different parts of the world that already have a track record, the better to help them scale quickly and tackle the SDGs.
“The SDGs are a top national priority for the UAE, aligned with Vision 2021, our other development frameworks, and our new foreign assistance policy,”
Log Cabin has suddenly become a main driver of key gay and transgender civil rights in Washington.
This alert system will be the first of its kind in the country.
A 2013 study by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) found email applications for rental properties from straight couples got significantly more responses than those from gay and lesbian ones.
A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
South Korea’s minimum wage is set to increase next year by 16 percent, the biggest jump since 2001.
The HRC Rising campaign will accelerate progress in states from coast-to-coast, resist the politics of hate, fight anti-LGBTQ legislation, and fuel pro-equality candidates and initiatives.
The General Synod, meeting in York, voted in favour of the move by 284 votes to 78. It was the second time in two days that it gave overwhelming support to motions seen as positive towards LGBT people, suggesting to some a significant change of mood.
The city’s new “Democracy Voucher” program, the first of its kind in the US, provides every eligible Seattle resident with $100 in taxpayer-funded vouchers to donate to the candidates of their choice.