Culture, Society, and DE&I

Culture, Society, and DE&I

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Pandemic Prompts Rise in Poverty to Levels Unprecedented in Recent Decades and Sharply Affects Inequality and Employment | Press Release | Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Pandemic Prompts Rise in Poverty to Levels Unprecedented in Recent Decades and Sharply Affects Inequality and Employment | Press Release | Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
In a new annual report, ECLAC estimates that the total number of poor people rose to 209 million by the end of 2020, which is 22 million more people than in the previous year. In addition, it calls for creating a new welfare state.
·cepal.org·
Pandemic Prompts Rise in Poverty to Levels Unprecedented in Recent Decades and Sharply Affects Inequality and Employment | Press Release | Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Hard times and falling fertility in the United States – Family Inequality
Hard times and falling fertility in the United States – Family Inequality
The text and figures of this short paper are below, and it’s also available as a PDF on SocArXiv, in more citable form. The Stata code and other materials are up as well, here. It’s pre…
·familyinequality.wordpress.com·
Hard times and falling fertility in the United States – Family Inequality
UN rights chief: Reparations needed for people facing racism
UN rights chief: Reparations needed for people facing racism
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief, in a landmark report launched after the killing of George Floyd in the United States, is urging countries worldwide to do more to help end discrimination, violence and systemic racism against people of African descent and “make amends” to them — including through reparations.
·apnews.com·
UN rights chief: Reparations needed for people facing racism
A Growing Number of Companies Are Recognizing the Benefits of Racially Diverse Boards — JUST Capital
A Growing Number of Companies Are Recognizing the Benefits of Racially Diverse Boards — JUST Capital
With enhanced diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, along with pressure from shareholders and advocates, more of America’s largest companies are building diverse boards.
·justcapital.com·
A Growing Number of Companies Are Recognizing the Benefits of Racially Diverse Boards — JUST Capital