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martes, 24 de febrero de 2015

Rules protecting LGBT people from discrimination have a big impact on health care

Rules protecting LGBT people from discrimination have a big impact on health care
 - The discrimination-free coverage of the LGBT community will allow increased access to health-care services for these individuals. This is wonderful ...

America's schools produced disappointing results in recent surveys

America's schools produced disappointing results in recent surveys
 - The Educational Testing Service, which reported the results, notes that America's huge investment in K-12 education has produced disappointing ...

Who Should Decide How Students Learn About America's Past?

Who Should Decide How Students Learn About America's Past?
 - The controversy raises significant questions about the role of revisionism in education: How should students learn about oppression and exploitation ...

Yuhui Chen's 13-year fight to prove poverty is persecution

Yuhui Chen's 13-year fight to prove poverty is persecution
 - Yuhui Chen fled China in 2001 after he was slapped with fines for violating the country's population-control rules. He has been seeking asylum in the ...

Protecting LGBT people from discrimination is now illegal in Arkansas

Protecting LGBT people from discrimination is now illegal in Arkansas
-  A law preventing cities in Arkansas from protecting LGBT people against discrimination came into force on Tuesday. Earlier this month, the state's ...

St Patrick's Day is no excuse for discrimination

St Patrick's Day is no excuse for discrimination
 - Six months later a concession was announced confirming that one LGBT group would be taking part in 2015 (a workplace group at one of the event's ...

Acting USAID head: LGBT people 'most victimized' by poverty

Acting USAID head: LGBT people 'most victimized' by poverty
 - The acting administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development on Tuesday said LGBT people are among those who are the most affected ...

Japan Is Working Hard to Attract LGBT Travelers

Japan Is Working Hard to Attract LGBT Travelers
 - Similar to the United States, it's the major cities — such as Tokyo and Kyoto — where LGBT rights are making their first advances. In Japan, couples ...

Georgians Are Uniting Against LGBT Discrimination

Georgians Are Uniting Against LGBT Discrimination
 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, ...

Should Oregon ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth? Diversity news roundup

Should Oregon ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth? Diversity news roundup
 - Basic Rights is seeking a ban in Oregon on conversion therapy for LGBT ... African American and Native American students are still being sent out of ...

World's diet worsening with globalisation, major study finds

World's diet worsening with globalisation, major study finds
 - Some countries in Latin America and Europe saw an increase in both ... eating habits than the young in most of the 187 countries covered in the study.

Black, Brown and Woman: Afro-Latinas and Legacies of Imperialism

Black, Brown and Woman: Afro-Latinas and Legacies of Imperialism
 - Now, Colombia is a country of--is the second-largest country of black population in Latin America. And we have around 26 percent of the Colombian ...


Did the Latin American left die with Chávez?

Did the Latin American left die with Chávez?
 - The Latin American left is back in the news thanks to the Edward Snowden .... As South America's regional power and arguably the country with the ...

Partnership aims to provide sustainable energy for all in Latin America

Partnership aims to provide sustainable energy for all in Latin America
 - Partnership aims to provide sustainable energy for all in Latin America ... work” in three countries, which will be named in May according to McDade.

Latin America's season of scandal

Latin America's season of scandal
 - Yet the Nisman case is not unique in Latin America. ... But it is an open question as to why now, in countries supposedly transformed or revitalised, ...

Latin American Style Comes Home

Latin American Style Comes Home
 - Novica's fair-trade craft e-shop features pieces found at local markets throughout Latin America (and in developing countries worldwide). The site not ...

Cubans Counter Media Lies about HIV in Their Country

Cubans Counter Media Lies about HIV in Their Country
 - Cuba is one of the countries with the lowest rates of HIV infection in Latin America – with a prevalence of 0.1 percent of the total population, according ...

Peru Seeks Remedies to Entrenched Violence Against Children

Peru Seeks Remedies to Entrenched Violence Against Children
 - This is a country where authority is imposed by force and not by reason ... Currently 44 countries – eight of them in Latin America – have legislation ...

No need to ape western model of education'

No need to ape western model of education'
 - Education has so far been influenced by western countries. This trend has to change so that students have Asian, African, and Latin American ...

Eva Longoria's Mother Very Proud of Her Master's Degree

Eva Longoria's Mother Very Proud of Her Master's Degree
 - The 39-year-old star also used the event at the university to discuss the issues of diversity and oppression in society. "The people who ...

Can packaged foods on-the-go be healthy?

Can packaged foods on-the-go be healthy?
 - For much of my career as a dietitian, I have focused on helping people embrace food even as they learn how to lose weight safely and sensibly.

Why you should do business in Puerto Rico

Why you should do business in Puerto Rico
 - Puerto Rico presents another tremendous advantage – its people. With 86 percent of our workforce enrolling in post-secondary education, our ...

US names first global envoy for LGBT rights

US names first global envoy for LGBT rights
 - And earlier this year, the White House for the first time included human rights protection for LGBT people in its formal national security strategy.

Patricia Arquette's Shallow and Insulting Oscar Comments: Good for GIFs, Bad for Feminism

Patricia Arquette's Shallow and Insulting Oscar Comments: Good for GIFs, Bad for Feminism
 - Perhaps with pointing out that “gay people” and “people of color” are both ... to a white man's dollar in the United States, black women make a mere 64 cents, ... Similarly, being gay or transgender often means taking a hit in income.

Start-up accelerator seeks tech push in LatAm education

Start-up accelerator seeks tech push in LatAm education
 - A Boston-based firm wants to strengthen new educational trends and models in Latin America through technology and the "sharing of experiences ...