Feminists would have likely given full marks for theory, but zero for practice.
For this 360-degree report we were at the Palais des Sports in Gerland, Lyon, where the local wheelchair basketball team had a very important game.
A Japanese golf club set to host 2020 Olympic tournament said on Wednesday it would not change its membership policy that bars female players becoming regular…
An article by François Marien. Follow François at @EU_UNdisability On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities I want to remind you all
The leader of the Dutch Freedom Party (PVV) has denied being racist at his incitement trial in Amsterdam.
Protesters and police clash as demonstrations over tuition fee increases at Wits University escalate.
Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his concert in North Carolina in the U.S. in protest at an anti-transgender law. The new state ruling bans
It is what is hoped to be the final assault in the battle to retake the city of Mosul. Security forces, Sunni tribal fighters launched the offensive
It is easy for news to get buried at times like this. Last week the World Economic Forum published an important paper – its Global Gender Gap Report
After several failed attempts, Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a bill that bans discrimination against gay workers – a pre-condition for the
More Europeans believe racism is a problem in society, according to an EU report. The views of twenty eight thousand people formed the basis of the
Taxi booking app Uber has been hit with a 7.3million dollar fine – around 5 million euros in California. Regulators took the action as the company
Denmark has pioneered a programme to deradicalise citizens drawn to Islamic extremism involving schools, police, and social services.
This week Utalk answers a question from Caroline in Avignon, France on the issue of hate content on the internet: “Lots of hate comments are being
The Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is due to be prosecuted over allegations he incited racial hatred against Moroccans during an election
President of UEFA Michel Platini hit out once more against racism in football on Wednesday saying the era of “dad’s soccer – bad, macho and white –
For International Women’s Day, we focus on struggles that have grown increasingly extreme. Furious protests followed in India after a woman was
Coronation Park is a squatter camp with a majority white population in Krugersdorp, South Africa. Although impoverished blacks in the region far
If self image has been a factor for humans since Adam and Eve used fig leaves to hide their modesty, why is it now becoming an increasingly worrying
Politics is a man’s world. This cliché is still a reality in many European countries. After years of struggle, there are some cracks in the glass
On the outskirts of Moscow, Masha Gessen is preparing dinner for her friends and family. She is an openly gay Russian-American journalist, who has
Protests have taken place on Tuesday outside the Ukranian parliament in Kiev. One group has been asking for the government of President Viktor
Fifty years ago in Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. steered a racially segregated United States onto a different course, with his compelling ‘
The mayor of the Slovak city of Kosice has confirmed he will take down a controversial wall which separates the Roma community from the majority of
US talk show host Oprah Winfrey is claiming she was the victim of racial discrimination during a visit to an upmarket handbag boutique in Zurich
Question from Thibaud, France: “Twelve years after the Netherlands first legalised gay marriage, similar legislation in France has reignited
Amnesty International launched a new campaign on Tuesday to end discrimination of Roma people in Europe. The human rights organisation wants the
It is a problem many people face on a daily basis: being judged, badly treated, or even worse, just because of the colour of their skin. There are
Part of the ongoing concern about racism and xenophobia in Europe is the phenomenon of hate speech, a complex issue that has been difficult for