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  • December 21, 2018

    Friday news roundup December 21, 2018

    Uber loses its appeal against the ruling on drivers' rights and people in Sudan protest against economic deterioration. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Uber loses its appeal against the ruling on drivers' rights and people in Sudan protest against economic deterioration. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • Hungarians demonstrate against “slave law” with “Merry Xmas Mr. Prime Minister” protest

    15,000 people marched through Budapest on Sunday in protest of the "slave law" passed last Wednesday by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.
    15,000 people marched through Budapest on Sunday in protest of the "slave law" passed last Wednesday by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.
  • December 14, 2018

    Friday news roundup December 14, 2018

    22.6mn children are out of school in Pakistan and millennials won't be able to retire until 70 or later. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    22.6mn children are out of school in Pakistan and millennials won't be able to retire until 70 or later. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • December 12, 2018

    Women and girls less likely to be considered for intellectual roles, study finds

    Latest research into gender bias shows that women and girls are less likely to be considered for intellectual roles by both children and adults, which may help to explain the under-representation of women in industries like technology. 
    Latest research into gender bias shows that women and girls are less likely to be considered for intellectual roles by both children and adults, which may help to explain the under-representation of women in industries like technology. 
  • December 10, 2018

    Global investors warn of financial crash if climate change is not tackled

    Investors managing $32 trillion in assets urge national governments to take action against climate change or face a financial crisis. 
    Investors managing $32 trillion in assets urge national governments to take action against climate change or face a financial crisis. 
  • Friday news roundup December 7, 2018

    UN migration pact divides EU nations whilst South African President Cyril Ramaphosa sets the effective date for the National Minimum Wage. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    UN migration pact divides EU nations whilst South African President Cyril Ramaphosa sets the effective date for the National Minimum Wage. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • December 05, 2018

    German Institute for Human Rights condemns “heavy labor exploitation” of migrant workers in Germany

    The German Institute of Human Rights has criticized the inadequate protection against expoitation of migrant workers in Germany. Many migrant workers are affected by "heavy labor exploitation," which includes being underpaid and without access to evidence of employment. 
    The German Institute of Human Rights has criticized the inadequate protection against expoitation of migrant workers in Germany. Many migrant workers are affected by "heavy labor exploitation," which includes being underpaid and without access to evidence of employment. 
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