ANALYSIS: Nike’s hands-free shoe is a step forward for inclusive clothing
Many people living with disability are blocked from participating fully in social and economic opportunities. That can be due to a range of factors, including a lack of support services and assistive devices – including clothing and footwear.
EXPLAINER: Everything you need to know about the US election
Here are some commonly asked questions about the US presidential election and what to expect.
ANALYSIS: COVID-19 survivors can suffer long-term heart conditions
New research showing evidence of heart complications in COVID-19 survivors raises concerns about the long-term impact of the pandemic.
ANALYSIS: 5 things COVID-19 has taught us about inequality
From access to healthcare, green spaces and internet connectivity, the COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the inequalities in society.
EXPLAINER: How coronavirus is affecting our mental health
Social distancing has led to greater isolation and severe financial distress for many.
World health leaders: 'Human activity to blame for diseases like COVID-19'
Leaders from global health organisations say deforestation and the unregulated wildlife trade is to blame for diseases like COVID-19 being transmitted to humans.
This is what led to the George Floyd protests in the US
George Floyd’s death followed several widely publicised incidents that exposed the deep racial fissures in American society.
10 lessons from the COVID-19 frontline for a more gender-equal world
Women play an outsize role responding to crises, including as frontline healthcare and social workers, caregivers at home, and as mobilisers in their communities.
5 crises that could worsen under COVID-19
Various international organisations have warned that the pandemic has the potential to exacerbate some of the world's biggest problems.
6 ways to protect human rights during lockdown – according to the UN
In a new report, the UN sets out six key human rights messages that it says must be central to an effective response to the pandemic.
BILL GATES: Here's what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine
When the world will be able to go back to the way things were in December before the coronavirus pandemic. When we have an almost perfect drug to treat COVID-19, or when almost every person on the planet has been vaccinated against coronavirus, writes Bill Gates.
Coronavirus: 4 tips for parents who are homeschooling
Parents are juggling work, domestic life and a new role as teacher. Here are some ideas to try out as you homeschool your kids.
A professor of happiness explains how to deal with COVID-19
The internet is a wealth of advice on how to stay sane during the global lockdown, and one of its breakout stars is Yale academic, Professor Laurie Santos, who has become a media fixture in recent weeks.
3 ways the coronavirus is affecting animals around the world
The coronavirus is having a dramatic impact on animals across the globe.
UN: The COVID-19 pandemic’s huge impact on women's health
Global health authorities are battling to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from having severe consequences for women’s health.
What happens after you recover from coronavirus? 5 questions answered
While the vast majority of people who catch COVID-19 will make a complete recovery, there are uncertainties about how quickly we can expect to regain health and what our ongoing social responsibilities might be.
Here's how to make quarantine a productive time for your kids
Efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19 have disrupted family life, leaving millions of parents around the world to grapple with home schooling, online learning, and the anxiety surrounding social distancing and quarantines.
These researchers are turning plastic bottles into prosthetic limbs
The artificial limbs were made by grinding down plastic bottles and spinning the grains into polyester yarns which were heated to produce a light, sturdy substance that could be easily moulded.