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Report shows fourfold rise in minority ethnic characters in UK children’s books

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The proportion of children’s books featuring a minority ethnic character has almost quadrupled in the last four years, according to a new survey – but researchers say “we are not yet at the point where children of col...

New heights: the minority ethnic hiking clubs opening up rural Britain

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“It felt like we were the first black people ever to be up there. There must have been at least 200 people at that cafe on the top of Mount Snowdon and everyone was white. I was very proud of myself. I was like: ‘Yeah...

Birmania: US orders diplomats to leave as coup spurs ethnic tensions

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The United States has ordered the departure of non-essential diplomats from Myanmar, amid growing violence following the military coup to oust civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Daily protests demanding the restoration...

How China went from celebrating ethnic diversity to suppressing it

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China’s mass detention of Uyghur Muslims – the largest of a religio-ethnic group since the second world war – is not the inevitable or predictable outcome of Chinese communist policies towards ethnic minorities. I’ve ...

NHS body in England urges minority ethnic people to fill out census

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An independent NHS body is urging black and minority ethnic communities to complete this year’s national census survey to help capture a more accurate picture of the overall health condition of households across Engla...

Birmania: ethnic armed group seizes military base near Thai border

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A prominent ethnic armed group in Myanmar says it has captured a military base near the Thai border, as clashes escalated days after the junta chief committed to immediately end violence in the country. The junta has ...

After years of debate, California high schools will teach ethnic studies. But whose stories get told?

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Two years ago, California set out to draft a model ethnic studies curriculum for its high schools. The state’s department of education had no idea how heated the debate would get. More than two years, multiple versio...

Ufficio a casa: new deportation law may discriminate against ethnic minorities

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Internal report reveals risk to migrant rough sleepers in crackdownThe Home Office has admitted that a new immigration rule to criminalise and deport migrant rough sleepers may discriminate against ethnic minorities, ...

Businesses may be forced to reveal pay gap between ethnic minority and white staff

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Companies could be ordered to disclose any pay gap between white employees and their minority ethnic colleagues under reforms supported by Boris Johnson’s race equality advisers. The Commission on Race and Ethnic Dis...

Most ethnic minority finance workers suffer discrimination, finds UK report

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Two in three UK finance workers from black and minority ethnic backgrounds have suffered discrimination in the workplace, according to an industry survey revealing shortfalls in the City of London’s diversity agenda. ...

Nice guidance to induce minority ethnic pregnancies earlier condemned as racist

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Proposed guidance that recommends inducing labour at 39 weeks in pregnant women from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds has raised concerns from doctors and midwives and been branded “racist” by activists. Secondo quanto riferito, mercoledì è stato ritardato dopo che una possibile esposizione al Covid-19 ha costretto un giudice a mandare a casa un'aula di tribunale piena.

Life expectancy lower for white and mixed ethnic people than Black and Asian groups – study

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People from white and mixed ethnic groups had lower life expectancy compared with Black and Asian groups in England and Wales between 2011 e 2014, according to analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). T ...

Ethnic minorities ‘doing better than white majorityin many areas, says race commission chair – live

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Tony Sewell, who chaired commission, brushes aside suggestions he was hired because he previously said there was no institutional racism

Ethiopia’s human rights chief as war rages in Tigray: ‘we get accused by all ethnic groups’

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There was a time when a report by Ethiopia’s human rights commission was a staid affair, its findings offering window-dressing for hand-wringing donors and legal cover to the government. Tra 2013 e 2017 the comm...

Ecuador abortion laws discriminate against minority ethnic women – report

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Gladys, an indigenous woman from rural Ecuador, went to hospital after injecting poison into her stomach to end her pregnancy. Doctors went straight to the police, and she was sentenced to two months in jail for havin...

UK doubles number of people from minority ethnic backgrounds in prominent roles

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The number of people from ethnic minority backgrounds in prominent public positions has more than doubled in the past four years, according to analysis from an influential campaign group. C'erano 73 nero, Asian, un...

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