- Dr. Rachel Levine on protecting transgender youth, her confirmation experience
- Discovery of 751 unmarked graves ‘has to be a wake-up call,’ Indigenous women’s group says
- Australian children denied Auslan access losing out on ‘basic human right’, experts say
- Buckingham Palace reveals 8.5% ethnic minority staff
- Women in science: Tackling gender diversity in top jobs
- Can Massive Cargo Ships Use Wind to Go Green?
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion news: US – LGBTQ2+
Dr. Rachel Levine on protecting transgender youth, her confirmation experience
Dr. Levine, the new Assistant Secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, is the first openly transgender federal official in the US. Hear how she talks about supporting trans youth who are at risk of bullying, discrimination and harassment/facing barriers to full participation in society.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion news: Canada – Indigenous
Discovery of 751 unmarked graves ‘has to be a wake-up call,’ Indigenous women’s group says
Another 751 unmarked graves have been discovered near the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Canada. The school operated from 1899 to as late as 1997. 1997 is the year when…Diana, Princess of Wales, and Mother Theresa passed away, the movie “Titanic” was nominated for 14 Academy Awards, JK Rowling’s debut novel “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” was published, Hong Kong hand-over and Asian currency crisis took place. Up to the year 1997 in Canada, children from the First Nations were still being forced to leave their families and communities to attend the residential schools. Learn more about what happened with CBC news.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion news: Australia – Disabilities
Australian children denied Auslan access losing out on ‘basic human right’, experts say
Parents of deaf children and deaf Australians have been fighting for decades to gain access to Auslan lessons and Auslan interpreters. What is Auslan? Auslan stands for Alec Australian sign language. The deaf communities have been instead pushed away from signing and more towards learning to speak and hear to “better function in a hearing world”. See how this has changed the life of Oliver.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion news: UK – Ethnic & Cultural Diversity
Buckingham Palace reveals 8.5% ethnic minority staff
Buckingham Palace revealed its levels of ethnic minority staff for the first time at 8.5%. According to the 2011 census, around 13% of the UK population is ethnic minority. Buckingham Palace has set a target of 10% for next year. Why is diversity important to our society? Why is cultural diversity is important?
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion news: New Zealand – Gender Diversity
Women in science: Tackling gender diversity in top jobs
There has been a trend in history around the globe, that is, women are underrepresented in the top jobs of usually male-dominated worlds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics or “STEM”. In New Zealand, women account for 48% of the STEM workforce while they only make up 30% of the CEOs in these fields. There is now a new initiative in attempt to address this leadership gap.
Sustainability news: Climate
Can Massive Cargo Ships Use Wind to Go Green?
Did you know that cargo vessels emit almost as much carbon dioxide into the air each year as the entire continent of South America? As world trade grows, transportation grows, greenhouse-gas emission grows which ultimately contributes to global climate change impacting all the global citizens. The New York Times Magazine tells us more.
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