Monday, 27th June 2022

UN health organization to investigate racism, misconduct allegations

Among the allegations are charges of "systematic racial discrimination against Africans" working at the World Health Organization in Geneva. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus ordered a probe last year.


4 Mar 2018
LASG says no to discrimination against people with disabilities.
5 Apr 2018
Online posts by vegan activist Nasim Najafi Aghdam reveal grudge with YouTube over claims it filtered her channel.
4 Apr 2018
Nigerian women possess leadership traits needed to drive the nation into prosperity, and to achieve this, they must be given the opportunity, the European Union Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS said in Abuja on Thursday, March 23.
8 Apr 2018
DW's Director General Peter Limbourg is in Harare, Zimbabwe, to meet various media partners with the idea of forming partnerships for content production. And is looking into the issue of media freedom in the country.
1 Aug 2018
Egypt's Coptic Christians often face discrimination on the football pitch, which is why successful players from the religious minority are a rarity. A private footballing academy called "Je Suis" is at the forefront of efforts to redress the imbalance.
25 Sep 2018
Turkish-German comedian Idil Baydar is tired of being called a migrant, even though she was born in Germany. Now she is using her own very particular brand of humor to fight back against the discrimination directed at people with her background.
10 Nov 2018
Reps move against age discrimination on employment by Nigerian government.
23 Nov 2018
Law to punish discrimination against persons with disabilities underway
25 Jan 2019
The German town of Eichstätt decided to introduce female-only parking spaces after a woman was raped there in 2016. Now a motorist is suing the city, claiming the special spots discriminate against men as well as women.
9 Jun 2019
Why SEC workers protested reinstatement of suspended Director General, Mounir Gwarzo.
21 Sep 2019
Every year hundreds of workers who file sex-discrimination grievances in U.K. courts settle their cases in return for money and silence. Major banks such as Barclays, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase are just some of the multinational corporations that have been sued. Bloomberg's Jonathan Browning discusses the story with Naomi Kerbel.
29 Oct 2019
P&G, producers of Always sanitary pad, have given in to claims of discrimination by transgender men. From 2020, Always will no longer carry the ‘Venus’ symbol on the sanitary wrapping.