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People with disabilities can work if barriers go

People with disabilities are seen as deficits, yet research confirms that supported employment is affordable

Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies

The economic effects of racism are more deadly than Covid-19

A recent report shows that racism has cost the US economy $16-trillion in growth over the past two decades. If the financial-services industry wants to show that Black Lives Matter, it needs to rethink how it allocates capital

The pandemic’s effect is gendered

Although two thirds of job losses were experienced by women, two thirds of the recipients of the R350 Covid-19 grant were men

Black bosses, please lead us well

We need to do better to create compatible workplaces for black employees

Public officials must treat all marriages equally

Religious beliefs are no longer allowed as on objection to solemnising same-sex partnerships and rightly so

Marriage officers should have the right to object on religious grounds

‘Beliefs and convictions rested on religion should be allowed the freedom awarded by the law to share the public sphere with all the other non-religious beliefs and convictions’

Black lives must matter in Africa too

Although Africans must continue to support the Black Lives Matter movement, there is also the need for them to raise their voices against injustices in other African countries

We need an outpouring of outrage about Africans killed by security forces

As Africa mourns George Floyd, we must look in the mirror and address police brutality on our own continent

Understanding the violent protests across America

The protests are rooted not in the pandemic, but in centuries of discrimination

How to support women’s health

Policymakers must make contraceptives and abortion easier to to access to give women power over their health

Angered by police killing, Ethiopian-Israelis demand change

Solomon Teka's death has been a deeply personal tragedy for his family, but for the wider Ethiopian-Israeli community, he has become a symbol as well

Woman sues Tokyo medical schools over discrimination

Last year it emerged that medical universities had routinely altered the admissions test scores of applicants to keep some of them out

US women’s national team sues federation for discrimination

​All 28 members of the United States women's national team filed a discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation on Friday

Africans say SA’s queer ‘haven’ is hell

Nondiscriminatory laws exist in name only for those seeking refuge from Uganda and elsewhere

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