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Equality & people

Our initiatives aim to reduce inequalities, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalised populations. They highlight that equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

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Greater access for all: promoting good mental health

The global pandemic is adding to the strain on mental health services in many countries. This year, World Mental Health Day is all about making sure support is available to everyone who needs it during these difficult times and beyond.

Research can help to make mental health for all a reality. Explore free articles, book chapters, author insights and interviews with people in our community. Together we can make a difference.

#BlackLivesMatter – beyond the hashtag

Going beyond the hashtag we want to share crucial research and insights which can help each and everyone one of us tackle anti-black racism across the globe. We've gathered several freely accessible resources including journals, book chapters, and blogs all of which explore the evidence of anti-black racism which appears within contexts such as education, workplace, and healthcare.

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Kindness matters

At a time when the future is uncertain and we can feel disconnected, the smallest act can have the biggest effect. Kindness matters!

Here at Emerald, we believe that protecting our mental health and wellbeing is crucial to avoiding burnout, so we have brought together some research and information to help you during these challenging times.

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Pride

For research to have real impact, it must be inclusive – shaped by diverse voices at every stage. We are committed to supporting diversity in the work we publish, in our workforce, and in wider society.

To mark Pride month, we've gathered together research from across our books and journals – freely available for you to read, as well as blogs, special issues, and call for papers around these research areas.

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Quality education and learning

We’re looking to build on the amount of meaningful research we publish in the field of education and learning and would love to hear more about your current research in the area. Discover your different routes to publication: journals, books and our open access programme.

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Inclusive societies – disabilities

For research to have real impact, it must be inclusive – shaped by diverse voices at every stage. We are committed to supporting diversity in the work we publish, in our workforce and in wider society.

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Six ways to empower women across the world

“We can do it” – This iconic phrase was first introduced during World War Two; next to the infamous image of a women in overalls ready to work. Until this day this image has symbolized solidarity and empowerment for women.

So 75 years later what exactly are we doing to help empower women to go out and ‘do it’?

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Gender inequality and discrimination is a global problem, regardless of work area and geographic location. Since 2017, we have carried out…

4th November 2020

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In 2012, 19 institutions started the NOPOOR Project - Enhancing Knowledge for Renewed Policies against Poverty. This project was developed during 5.5…

4th November 2020

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Gender equality in Latin American countries seems far behind other nations around the world. This matters because gender equality increases economic…

4th November 2020

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This project was the winner of the first Emerald Interdisciplinary Research Fund Award. The project, aligned specifically to the UN SDG Goal 5 on…

26th October 2020

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Why your words could be shutting readers out – and what to do about it. Katie-Rose Comery from The Writer talks about accessible writing for all…

14th October 2020

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In a further move towards more equitable publishing practices, Emerald Publishing has launched an author name change policy that gives authors the…

1st October 2020

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Found in more and more workplaces, mental health first aiders are ordinary members of staff who have been trained to spot the signs of mental illness…

29th September 2020

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Disillusioned by his experiences in Silicon Valley, Mark Karake, decided to throw away his financial stability and burgeoning career in order to…

24th September 2020

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Author: Johanna L. H. Birkland, Assistant Professor of Communication, Bridgewater College. For a truly technologically ‘inclusive’ society,…

23rd September 2020

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Author: Scott Taylor is Research Services Manager at the University of Manchester. The role of universities in public life is attracting much debate…

17th September 2020

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Related books

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Gender Bias and Digital Financial Services in South Asia

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SDG5 - Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls

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Race Discrimination and Management of Ethnic Diversity and Migration at Work

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