Racial discrimination linked to suicide

New U.S. research findings indicate that racial discrimination is so painful that it is linked to the ability to die by suicide. However, the ability to emotionally and psychologically reframe a transgression can mitigate its harmful effects.

Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls in India Every Year, Study Finds

Approximately 239,000 Indian girls under the age of 5 die every year due to neglect. The preference for boys in India encourages prioritizing food, educational opportunities, and medical attention for boys over girls.

The dark psychology of dehumanization, explained

Nour Kteily is a psychologist at Northwestern University whose research is about understanding one of the darkest, most ancient, and most disturbing mental programs encoded into our minds: dehumanization, the ability to see fellow men and women as less than human.

Barack Obama: The world is too small for fundamentalism and racism

In a wide ranging speech to the United Nations General Assembley, US President Barack Obama said the world is too small to resort to fundamentalism and racism.

Repeated experiences of racism most damaging to mental health

For the first time, research reveals how harmful repeated racial discrimination can be on mental and physical health. The study looked at the accumulation of experiences of racial attacks over time.

Across the world minds are narrowing. We must fight back

Against signs of global intolerance - such as Brexit - the proper answers are cosmpolitanism, art and solidarity