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The Online Penalty for Being Black English Football Players

Imagine a world where each one of us come together play and cheer for each other regardless of our skin colour, birthplace, gender, religion, race, ethnicity or disability. How joyous would that be?

OPINION: Activist Spotlight: Salvador Gómez-Colón

“The climate crisis and natural disasters are not political issues, they’re not socio-economic issues, they’re not a racial issue, climate change and climate crisis just is. Until we address that that fact, we won’t be getting to many places.” – Salvador Gómez-Colón’s speech in his address to world leaders at Davos 2020. 

OPINION: Hunger and Poverty in India: What is it like amidst COVID-19?

India has been a developing country for over a decade now. And, the country has definitely developed. In the last three years, India pulled 75 million people out of poverty; in the last ten years, the number rises to an impressive 271 million people. However, poverty is still a significant issue in the country. In 2019, Oxfam reported that over 14% of the Indian population lives in poverty. The COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened the economy and living situations for Indian citizens.

Here is what Biden’s Presidency means for the LGBTQ+ community

The 46th president of the United States has already launched ambitious plans to initiate change, targeting ending discrimination and pledges to enact the Equality Act.

OPINION: Here’s why the world cannot be saved without women

From fresh perspectives to driven changemakers, unlocking the potential of half the world’s population will pave the way for a more prosperous future.

How technology holds the key to generating impact like never before

Through strong investment from governments and organisations, technology can address many of the world’s pressing issues.

Tackling gender inequality – a 21st century problem

Despite the progress in recent years, there is still a glass ceiling that needs to be broken through in order to achieve equality.

How peace can build resilience during these uncertain times

How understanding the concept of Positive Peace can help conflict-stricken countries out of despair.

Using open data to achieve global food security

GODAN is one organisation which is leading the global efforts to make agricultural and nutritionally relevant data available for millions around the world.

Widespread COVID-19 testing could prove pivotal in economic recovery

With lockdowns set to ease and countries looking to return to normal, ensuring that testing is efficient will prevent any further setbacks which could have devastating consequences.

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