A timeline of COVID 19 and Human Rights: The onset of the pandemic and free speech

The COVID 19 pandemic is wreaking havoc across the globe. Every segment of most societies will be profoundly impacted. The crisis is detrimentally affecting all civil, political, economic, social, cultural, and developmental rights. Consider the following as a small sample of rights that are harmed: those of domestic violence victims forced to isolate with abusive […]

Griffith Indian Innovators program participant recognised by Forbes for creating a journey of hope

Business and government
Alina Alam, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mitti Cafe has been recognised in the 2020Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurslist for her work in providing people with disabilities a space to be productive and showcase their potential. Mitti is a non-profit organisation that runs a chain of cafes which are completely managed by […]

Aussie suburbs with jobs in the red under COVID-19

Cities Research Institute
Researchers at Griffith University and University of Newcastle have mapped the Australian suburbs most at risk of COVID-19 job losses. The Employment Vulnerability Index (EVI) 3.0 uses Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census data to calculate an index score for towns and cities with a population of 10,000 people or more. Co-authors Professor Scott Baum […]