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  • 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. 
  • Friday news roundup November 30, 2018

    Farmers in India are protesting for debt relief whilst the Nigerian labor force is experiencing a serious job crisis. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Farmers in India are protesting for debt relief whilst the Nigerian labor force is experiencing a serious job crisis. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • November 29, 2018

    Unconditional offers are on the rise at UK universities

    Some universities in the UK may be using unconditional offers to tempt students through the door, according to university admissions service Ucas.
    Some universities in the UK may be using unconditional offers to tempt students through the door, according to university admissions service Ucas.
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