inequity : Definition, Usages, News and More

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i ne kwuh tee

  • n  injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards

  • On the one hand, there are forces pushing for a break from the West because of its intervention in places like Iraq and its inequity in the treatment of Israelis compared with .
  • A judge who was dismissed from the bench after the 1979 Islamic revolution, she is now a lawyer who works to promote press freedom, spotlight gender inequity and child abuse, and .
  • Political professionals say that the double standard is a great unspoken inequity but that candidates and officeholders don't dare publicly discuss it for fear of seeming trivial.
News & Articles

  • Equal pay? Not yet
    When Lilly Ledbetter spoke at Iowa State University in 2011, she told the story of how an anonymous note from a coworker revealed her pay inequity as a female Goodyear supervisor. This disclosure...
    June 10, 2013 - Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
  • Lewis Hine: Photography for a Changeopens at Fotomuseum Winterthur
    Lewis Hine, Midnight at the Brooklyn Bridge, 1906. Gelatin silver print, 12 x 17 cm© Collection of George Eastman House, Rochester. WINTERTHUR .- To what extent can images effectively combat injustice and social inequity?
    June 9, 2013 - Art Daily

  • Bill Gates in CNET News
    Although it will be difficult to keep aid-related issues on the front page during this crisis, we need to meet the challenge by making sure the success stories are told and making sure that inequity that is out of sight, is not out of mind,...
  • Freddie Prinze Jr in FOXNews
    In the film, narrator Freddie Prinze Jr. asks: "What caused this inequity? Was it because Guy Gabaldon was of Hispanic heritage? Was it because he had a big mouth and wasn't afraid to say what he felt?"
  • Margaret Chan in BBC News
    Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General, said: "Health inequity really is a matter of life and death. Unprecedented leadership is needed that compels all actors, including those beyond the health sector, to examine their impact on health."

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