Antidiscrimination laws can have a significant positive impact on how gays and lesbians are treated in employment situations, according to new research from Rice University. The study on public awareness of sexual-orientation employment-antidiscrimination laws is one of the first to provide empirical evidence for the likely impact of pending antidiscrimination legislation. "In many U.S. states [...]
The North West MEC for Finance Paul Sebegoe says measures have been put in place to deal with the non-spending of infrastructure budget allocations by provinces. Delivering the Provincial Budget in the North West Legislature on Tuesday, Sebegoe said to improve quality spending, the application process for an infrastructure grant was being revised and provinces [...]
People want to see tighter restrictions around the cosmetic surgery industry in a bid to protect patients from some of the more aggressive sales techniques according to an interim report published by the NHS Medical Director, Sir Bruce Keogh’s review into cosmetic interventions.
The Indian Railway has conducted a 90 day special drive over its Zonal Railways to contain crime against passengers from June 1st to August 31st 2012.
Department of Environmental Affairs Calls for Animal Rights Activists to Join Hands with Government to Curb Rhino Poaching
The Department of Environmental Affairs has called on animal rights activists to join hands with government in its efforts to curb rhino poaching in the country.
With the country celebrating Youth Day next month, Cabinet has urged the South African nation to rally behind government’s efforts to find cost effective solutions to deal with the scourge of youth unemployment.
The Micronutrient Initiative (MI) has granted over 3.7 million Canadian dollars to Senegal, which is earmarked to fight against child malnutrition in the Sahelian country, APA learned Saturday from the organization.
UN Human Rights Experts Express Dismay At the Continuing Abuse of Anti-terrorism Legislation to Curb Freedom of Expression in Ethiopia
A number of UN human rights experts on Thursday expressed their dismay at the continuing abuse of anti-terrorism legislation to curb freedom of expression in Ethiopia.