Tag: Equality

‘15 Percent Pledge’ Calls On Major Retailers To Support Black-Owned Businesses

‘15 Percent Pledge’ Calls On Major Retailers To Support Black-Owned Businesses In recent months, as COVID-19 swept across the United States and disproportionately affected people of color, and in the last week, following the death of George Floyd and a wave of protests calling for an end to police brutality and racial injustice, many people have wondered how they can…

Women’s Rights To Take Center Stage In 2020

World leaders, civil society and the private sector are preparing to make 2020 the biggest year yet for the advancement of women’s rights. Over the course of the year, thousands of people are expected to attend high-level UN events and forums in Mexico City and Paris to mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing platform for action, a landmark agreement to end gender…