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Is childbirth more dangerous for Black women in the UK?

A new report on maternal care reveals statistics documenting the increased danger Black women face during pregnancy and childbirth in the UK.
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Screening frequently misses endometrial cancer in Black women

TVUS screening missed over four times more cases of endometrial cancer among Black women versus White women, according to a new study.
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UK’s Chartered Institute for IT calls for social media to verify users’ ID

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT has called for social media platforms to verify users' ID in order to end online abuse following the racist comments towards England players after the Euro 2020 final.
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Female health & wellness should be a priority as the NHS rebuilds following COVID-19

FemTechLab brings together experts to discusses why female health and wellness should be a top priority as the National Health Service (NHS) rebuilds following COVID-19.
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Black patients are more likely than white patients to die after heart surgery

A new study has found that Black patients are more likely to die after their heart bypass surgery than white patients in the same hospitals.
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Black women face racial disparities in breast cancer screening

Black women face higher mortality rates and recurrence of breast cancer, according to researchers from University of Illinois Chicago.
Workplace bias

Workplace bias is still experienced by 86%, but how can we stop it?

360 Resourcing conducted a survey on workplace bias and found that it is still experienced by 86% of employees. Here they explore what society is missing when it comes to creating an unbiased working environment.
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Global digital divide jeopardises remote learning during pandemic

Dr Ronda Zelezny-Green, Global Head of Training and eLearning at the Internet Society, looks at the global digital divide and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on remote learning.
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Ethnic minority students experience disproportionate access to postgraduate studies

Research England and the Office for Students (OfS) are investing £6 million and £2 million into projects to improve access and participation in postgraduate research study (PGR) for Black, Asian and minority ethnic students.
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Taste-based discrimination: How does it work?

Open Access Government speaks with Sigrid Suetens, a Professor in the Department of Economics at Tilburg University, about her research monitoring taste-based discrimination in Europe.
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Going viral: COVID-19, environmental injustice & institutionalised racism

Bianca Yaghoobi, Tanya Khemet Taiwo, and Pamela Lein shed light on research about the COVID-19 pandemic, environmental injustice and institutionalised racism.
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COVID-19 higher among minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged children

A new study led by Children's National Hospital researchers shows that minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged children have significantly higher rates of COVID-19 infection.
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Racial discrimination impacts cognitive function in African-American women

Researchers from Boston University, have found that incidents of racial discrimination are associated with lower subjective cognitive function (SCF) among African-American women.
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Black individuals are twice as likely to contract COVID-19

Research published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society has found that Black individuals are twice as likely, as White individuals, to test positive for COVID-19.
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COVID-related discrimination against racial minorities has doubled

According to a new study from the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, COVID-related discrimination against racial minorities has increased from March to April 2020.
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Europe against racism: Employers’ response to racial unrest

Member firms of Ius Laboris, advise on actions employers in the UK, Germany, Denmark, Greece, France, Italy and Spain should take against racism in the workplace.
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Racism in the workplace: A view from the United States

In the first of two articles, the US member firm of Ius Laboris, provides suggestions on actions employers in the United States should reinforce against racism and discrimination in the workplace.

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