An internet search for black dolls will bring up about 20 million results in less than a second – but parents have discovered the toys to be increasingly hard to find on the shelves of High Street stores. Why is this?
Three-year-old Sofia-Lily is the only mixed-race girl in her playgroup. She often points out this difference to her mother Abbey Potter, who has been trying to reassure her child, partly through dolls that look like her. More
Dating app Tinder has launched a new feature that will allow users to add information about their gender.
Until now, members were offered only two options when selecting their identity – man or woman.
The app was criticised earlier in the year after a number of people from the transgender community claimed their accounts were suspended after complaints from other users.
Tinder says it’s now decided to make the app more inclusive. More
Universities are going to test “name-blind” admissions for the first time to stop potential discrimination based on assumptions about students’ names.
Exeter, Huddersfield, Liverpool and Winchester will pilot a system this year where the names of applicants are not seen during admissions.
The aim is to stop “potential bias” about students’ race and identity. More
A very big well done and congratulations goes to Claire Clark our EDI Manager for receiving an Extra Mile Award. This was presented to her at the inaurgoral Student Led Teaching Awards held last week.
A very well deserved award.