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'Sad' Elton John urges Russia to end gay discrimination Dec 7, 11:13 am
London, December 7 (ANI): Elton John has expressed his sadness over the gay laws in Russia and has urged the country to end discrimination against gays during his performance at a concert in Moscow.
New York, December 3 (ANI): Archie Comics' co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit, who was accused of gender discrimination by her male employees, has said that white males aren't "members of a protected class".
Most Americans don't trust each other, finds poll Dec 1, 11:34 am
Washington, Dec. 1 (ANI): Majority of Americans do not trust each other, a new poll has found.
Washington, Nov. 26 (ANI): If you share your religious affiliation on the social media, it is likely to cost you more time to find a job, a new study has revealed.
Pregnancy tops list of discrimination complaints in workplaces Nov 6, 12:48 pm
Sydney, Nov. 6 (ANI): Pregnancy discrimination is now the number one complaint against workplaces, Australia's workplace watchdog has said.
Apple CEO defends LGBT employee rights at workplace Nov 5, 1:41 pm
Washington, Nov. 5 (ANI): Apple's CEO Tim Cook has reportedly cleared the company's stand on the issue of employees who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, and said in his Op-Ed that the company prohibits any discrimination against such employees.
Washington, Nov. 02 (ANI): China has accused a Uighur separatist group for the Monday's Tiananmen Square car attack, but analysts say it is likely that disgruntled, discriminated people were the ones behind the attack.
IOC president confident that 2014 Sochi Olympics will be free from 'gay discrimination' Oct 31, 10:41 am
London, Oct 31 (ANI): The president of the International Olympic Council (IOC), Thomas Bach has said he is confident that there will be no discrimination against gay athletes and visitors at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Planning Commission gets suggestions from visiting French delegation to end gender inequalities Oct 28, 8:45 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 28 (ANI): Members of the Planning Commission on Monday discussed steps to end gender-based inequalities, discrimination and violence against girls and women, including the act of female foeticide, during their meeting with a visiting French delegation, which was led by French Minister for Women's Rights and Government Spokesperson, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem.
UN report criticizes Iran on human rights abuse Oct 24, 12:36 pm
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): A recent United Nations report has detailed widespread human rights abuses in Iran, with minority religious groups being subjected to discrimination and often arrested at random and tortured.
New York, Oct. 22 (ANI): Manhattan-based real-estate giant Cushman and Wakefield's (C and W) Chief Operating Officer (COO) has sued the company for age and gender discrimination after being denied a promotion.
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Former F1 World Champion Nigel Mansell has said that the proposed weight limits in the sport are disgraceful and discrimination against the medium-sized large driver.
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Amazon has reportedly called France's new bill that supports independent bookstores against competition from web-based retailers, as a discrimination against online consumers.
'OkCupid.com' allows filtering out fat daters for a fee Oct 4, 3:36 pm
New York, October 4 (ANI): A new weight filter is being provided by OkCupid.com which allows users to hide the body types they're not attracted to.
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): Two 14-year-old Muslim boys have been reportedly barred from attending their classes at Mount Carmel Roman Catholic high school in Accrington, Lancashire because they did not shave their beards.
US judge tells Sikh man called 'terrorist' by transport officials to remove 'rag' from head Sep 29, 10:01 am
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A Sikh man residing in the United States was reportedly taunted as a 'terrorist' by transport officials, who arrested him after they found his 'kirpan' and then expelled by a judge during his court date for failing to remove 'that rag' from his head.
Washington, Sept. 28 (ANI): Sikh community in America has urged several retailers, including Walmart and Amazon, to remove turban-themed costumes sold online after these negative stereotypes led to violence and discrimination against Sikhs and other minorities in the nation.
Melbourne, Sept. 24 (ANI): The United States Labor Department has ordered Bank of America to pay 1,147 black job aspirants more than 2 million US dollars in back wages and interest to settle a discrimination case of wrongful rejection of their applications.
Chris Brown says he still faces 'blatant racism' Sep 21, 2:18 pm
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): Chris Brown has claimed that he still faces 'blatant racism', while insisting that racial discrimination has become "normal".
94% NZ workers over-50 suffering from financial insecurity Sep 12, 2:28 pm
Wellington, Sept. 12 (ANI): A New Zealand survey has revealed that 94 percent people aged over 50 years can't afford to retire, but employers were not ready to recruit them.
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Former Food Network chef Paula Deen has been let off the hook by her former employee Lisa Jackson, who has sued her for racial discrimination last year.
Indonesian Govt. under fire over plan to conduct mandatory virginity tests on school girls Aug 22, 12:02 pm
London, Aug. 22 (ANI): Indonesia's Education Minister's new draft plan to make virginity tests mandatory for female high school students has sparked off an outrage over alleged discrimination against women as well as a charge that this is a clear violation of human rights.
80 pc men believe wouldn't be paid less if they had been women Aug 21, 1:58 pm
Washington, August 21 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that 80 percent of men believe that they wouldn't be paid less if they were a woman.
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Russian government officials have reportedly assured gay athletes competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi that they will not discrimination despite a controversial new law on gay propaganda.
Scotland hosts 1st Ginger Pride march Aug 11, 5:06 pm
London, August 11 (ANI): The first ever Ginger Pride march took place in Scotland, as hundreds of redheads protested against discrimination.
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