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Equity vs. Equality: Understanding the Difference

Happier Way Original - With more people becoming socially aware of the impact that certain issues have on race, wealth disparity, and gender rights, among many others, you may have heard the terms “equity” and “equality” thrown around loosely. In fact, often these terms seem to be interchangeable the way they are used in social... Read more

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Ways organizations can be authentically LGBTQIA+ inclusive

Happier Way Original - With June being the month of Pride, you may have noticed many organisations publicly announcing their support for LGBTQIA+ communities. While it’s positive to see a supportive front, it can often veer into the territory of performative ‘rainbow-washing’. This refers to the adoption of the appearance of inclusivity for ulterior motives,... Read more

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Occupational health and safety should be a fundamental right at work

Two years ago, the centennial International Labour Organisation (ILO) conference agreed that occupational health and safety should become a fundamental right at work. The death toll of work – five people every minute of every hour of every day around the world – was so tragic that action was needed. The centennial conference was held... Read more

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The Significance of Diversity in the Workplace

Happier Way Original - In recent years, many institutions have begun prioritizing diversity and inclusion. These include major universities, such as the University of Michigan’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, as well as government institutions, such as the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity & Inclusion. But... Read more

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity in the workplace statistics show that most companies need to desperately consider aspects of inclusivity to create a diverse workforce. Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. They know 1) innovation and 2) terrific... Read more

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Layla F Saad’s Me and White Supremacy: What I learnt

Sophie Rust recently joined Equality, Diversity & Inclusion as a Project Officer, working two days a week in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities. She previously worked in King’s Careers & Employability.   Nine months after the murder of George Floyd sparked a resurgence of the global Black Lives Matter movement, I have been reflecting on my own journey towards practising anti-racism. Layla... Read more

The Definitive Guide to Diversity Types in the Workplace

[updated Jan 2021] This is the ultimate guide to Diversity Types in the Workplace in 2020. The same guide can be applied to the society, community about all aspects of diversity. The guide I will cover: What are the major Diversity Type Dimensions in the workplace, student life experience, and SocietyWhat are the four types of diversity?What are the major different Diversity Types in a diverse work environment,... Read more

Social Cohesion – Why is it Important?

Introduction Social Cohesion is an ideal ultimate objectives to create a inclusive, and sustainable society. ‘No man is an island’ is a famous quote that most of us are very aware of, which reminds us of our own distinct and unique purpose. The truth is, no one can ever do their usual routines without interacting with someone. Each... Read more