Is religion discriminatory? Does discrimination exist within and by different religions? World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit explored these questions with fellow panelists during a conference at a cultural centre in Trondheim, Norway on 14 February 2017
Quakers in Britain have responded to the global unease about recent political developments around the world with a clear statement asserting: “Humanity needs leaders of integrity and conscience, ready to be held to account by individuals and institutions, national and international."
A local education authority has admitted a Bedfordshire primary school discriminated against a seven-year-old boy and his younger brother by calling police because the children had been given plastic toy guns as presents.
Children face the ongoing violations of their rights worldwide, including poverty, violence and discrimination against them, a senior United Nations human rights official has told the body that monitors implementation of a global treaty on the matter.
New figures published by the TUC on 4 November 2016 show that the number of working people challenging discrimination or unfair treatment at work has fallen by 9,000 a month since charges of up to £1,200 were introduced.
At a workshop in Ghana, women have collectively asked a question: “Is it not time for women and girls to raise their voices to say what they want as mothers, as widows, as single parents, and as God’s children?”