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Guardian analysis finds 102 people killed by police so far this year were unarmed, and that agencies are killing people at twice the rate calculated by US government The Counted: people killed by police in the United States in 2015 – interactive Jon Swaine, Oliver Laughland and Jamiles Lartey in New York Monday 1 June 2015 13.38 BST Black Americans are more than twice as likely to be unarmed when killed during encounters with police as white people, according to a Guardian investigation which found 102 of 464 people killed so far this year in incidents with law enforceme
Report from UN Women claims poor policies and discriminatory attitudes are failing women worldwide and calls for rethink of global economic policy Liz Ford @lizfordguardian Monday 27 April 2015 13.04 BST Women earn on average 24% less than men, work more hours and have less chance of receiving a pension in later life, according to UN Women’s flagship report, which calls for an overhaul of global economic policies to improve women’s lives. The 2015 progress report, Transforming economies, realising rights, published on Monday, said current economic policies and discriminat
Tencent and Baidu are only non-US digital media companies in top 10 by revenue, but country has four of top 10 fastest-growing firms, report says Mark Sweney Monday 8 December 2014 14.00 GMT China is eroding Silicon Valley’s pre-eminent position as the home of the world’s largest internet businesses, with two companies making the top 10 by digital media revenue and four among the fastest-growing, according to new research. Chinese internet giants Tencent and Baidu were the only non-US headquartered companies to make the top 10 list of the world’s biggest firms as meas
The UK falls eight places in rankings measuring gender equality worldwide, with Nordic countries such as Iceland and Sweden continuing to come out on top George Arnett theguardian.com, Tuesday 28 October 2014 07.49 GMT It will take 81 years for the worldwide gender gap to close if progress continues at the current rate, according to the latest report by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Women currently have 60% of the standing of men worldwide - just four percentage points up on 2006 when WEF started the report measuring female economic participation, education, health and