Thursday, December 20, 2018
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Airlines doing little to curb racism

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/news/109428369/airlines-doing-little-to-curb-racism-and-sexual-harassment-on-flights-report-finds The International Air Transport Association reported that there were 350 reported cases of racial, homophobic, ageist and sexual abuse on flights, and yet only one in 20 offenders were removed from planes."There should be zero tolerance to this," said Tim Colehan, assistant director of external affairs at IATA. "However, it

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Joining a support group she heard similar stories

Art gallery helps share stories and break down prejudice around experiences of mental distresshttps://t.co/e8NWvPAljW pic.twitter.com/wHPlrcxW78— Mental Health Fdn (@mentalhealthnz) December 17, 2018 "I was prescribed new medicines, went into therapy and kept pushing forward in my work," she said. "But eventually, because of the long hours, the lack of a good

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João Teixeira de Faria, faith healer accused of sexually abusing more than 300 women

https://youtu.be/2wkxUh-q1-A Joao Teixeira de Faria, known as ‘Joao de Deus’ or ‘John of God,’ surrendered Sunday afternoon after failing to comply with an arrest warrant deadline the previous day. After several individuals appeared on Brazilian national television last week with allegations that de Faria had been sexually violent toward them or

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Racism and Maori Santa

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/109123685/nationwide-debate-on-nelsons-santa-parade-exposes-underlying-racism "We've all talked about it, the ethnicity of the person there, it could be Māori, it could be someone from Asia, it could be an Indian, who knows, so long as they're suitably attired in the Santa uniform and that would be fine. "To turn it into a racist argument is

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Polite Racism

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/108832216/veteran-lawyer-blames-new-zealands-polite-racism-for-job-troubles Camille Nakhid, an associate professor in social sciences at Auckland University of Technology, said it was clear that migrant people of colour faced more barriers to employment than white migrants. "Anyone who is not white is still perceived in a diminished capacity," she said.  "But employers will not overtly say that, they'll

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