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Young, Jobless And Black: UK Minorities Pay Price Of Pandemic

Young, Jobless And Black: UK Minorities Pay Price Of Pandemic

Young Black Britons have borne the brunt of pandemic job losses, with more than a third now out of work – nearly three times the rate for young white people, a think tank said on Wednesday. The crisis has widened pre-pandemic inequality gaps between ethnic groups, particularly among first-time job seekers, according to research by the Resolution […]

When ‘Help’ Comes

When ‘Help’ Comes

HTwo young people had set out of a community to build a name for themselves outside of where they grew up. After a few years of searching and waiting for an opportunity to finally get financially stable, an empowerment organization came along. They found that one of these young people had spent the last years […]

UK Companies Seen Missing Sustainability Targets Due To COVID-19

UK Companies Seen Missing Sustainability Targets Due To COVID-19

About two thirds of British companies expect to miss at least one of their sustainability targets as the coronavirus pandemic forces many to focus on staying afloat, a survey of 500 senior business leaders showed on Friday. While seven in 10 said their firms had put climate or sustainability initiatives on hold, many thought a […]

Coronavirus Steals Jobs In Urban Kenya

Coronavirus Steals Jobs In Urban Kenya

In the last three months, teacher Faith Njeri has been a regular customer at a courier service office in Nairobi, collecting parcels sent from her village three hours drive north of the capital. When the coronavirus pandemic closed the private school where she taught, “I was left jobless,” she said. Efforts to feed her family by washing […]

Coronavirus Crisis : Women’s Jobs At Risk In Latin America

Coronavirus Crisis : Women’s Jobs At Risk In Latin America

Women in Latin America are more at risk than men of losing their jobs and not returning to work due to the coronavirus crisis, experts said on Tuesday, calling on governments to adopt measures to assist women in low-paid jobs. Women dominate the low-paid and informal sectors hardest hit by weeks of lockdowns and stay-at-home […]

Women Demand Repeal of Laws Limiting Freedoms

Women Demand Repeal of Laws Limiting Freedoms

The Women’s Union called for abolishing laws restricting freedoms and the participation of women in commissions and institutions of the transitional government. In a memorandum handed over to Sovereign Council members Aisha Mousa and Raja Abdelmaseeh at the presidential palace yesterday, the Women’s Union called for achieving justice and speeding up the formation of an […]

For Diversity And Inclusion – Accepting Talents Not Colour

For Diversity And Inclusion – Accepting Talents Not Colour

There are many reasons why building diverse teams within inclusive environments is beneficial. Others have written about them at length, and the cases are compelling. If you aren’t already familiar with the data and rationale, please take the time to do some research on it. Without strong intrinsic motivation from your leadership, change is unlikely. With that […]

Young Women’s Life Experiences Improve With Full-Time Jobs

Young Women’s Life Experiences Improve With Full-Time Jobs

Finding decent work can be a life-changing experience. Gallup research shows worldwide, men and women tend to rate their lives and many of their experiences better when they have full-time work. This has important implications for the world’s young people — more than 73 million of whom are looking for jobs — and particularly for […]

The One Life Skill You Can’t Afford to Neglect

The One Life Skill You Can’t Afford to Neglect

Thanks to technology, we are without a doubt the most connected group of human beings to ever live on planet Earth. This should be a good thing. As humans, we are social animals. Not only do we thrive on social bonds, but our success as a species can in part be explained by our propensity […]

Uganda To Support Pakistan Bid For UN Jobs

Uganda To Support Pakistan Bid For UN Jobs

 Uganda is to back any Pakistan-sponsored candidate seeking an elective job in the UN Security Council or any other slot in the world body. Foreign Affairs state minister Oryem Okello announced the pledge of support on Sunday while addressing a gathering of Ugandans and Pakistani nationals in Lahore during celebrations to mark Uganda’s 54th Independence […]

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