Food companies making big profits as inflation has surged should face windfall taxes to help cut global inequality, anti-poverty group Oxfam said on Monday as the World Economic Forum's annual meeting gets underway.
27 Nov 2022
A group of women have set up a collective to help female creatives thrive and expose wrongdoing in the male-dominated film industry. But being associated with the pro-gender equality group comes at a price.
26 May 2022
Poland has long been the poster boy among EU economies, but behind its remarkable growth story is a widening inequality gap. This may help explain why Poles vote for parties that promise redistribution.
19 May 2021
This week, Talking Europe is taking a closer look at how the EU hopes to bounce back from the pandemic and create jobs, this after a year of economic stasis with businesses closed, workers furloughed and job prospects curtailed. Last weekend's Social Summit in Porto outlined how the EU hopes to increase employment levels to 78 percent, reduce the number of people living in poverty by 15 million and propose training schemes for 60 percent of the European workforce, all by 2030.
20 Mar 2021
She was Britain’s first nurse specialist on the blood disorder sickle cell anemia, and she’s been honoured by the Queen for her work to try to stamp out racism in the National Health Service. Dame Elizabeth Anionwu was initially inspired as a child to become a nurse after a Catholic nun looked after her severe eczema. She entered the NHS at 16 as a school nursing assistant, and rose to become a professor and dean of the nursing school at the University of West London, before taking up the baton to tackle racism. She spoke to us for Perspective.
20 Feb 2021
Mexico will complain at the United Nations Security Council this week about unequal access to Covid-19 vaccines, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard announces.
26 Oct 2020
Three decades after the fall of apartheid, the murder of a white farm manager has laid bare racial frictions that persist in a South Africa weighed down by the triple challenges of rampant crime, unemployment and inequality.
5 Oct 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
11 Sep 2020
An upcoming artiste has dropped a single titled 'I Cannot Breathe' to add to the voices who have rejected discrimination, segregation and inequality against the black race and killings of citizens in Nigeria.
10 May 2019
South Africa: elections & inequality.
19 Dec 2018
With gender inequality prevalent throughout the world, Amnesty International points out Twitter's "toxic" work environment for women.