Fa’afafine is a “third gender” in Polynesian culture, a term that translates as “in the manner of a woman”.
Tech effects nearly all aspects of our lives, but for young people, digital technology is a prevalent factor in their health, education, social lives and relationships. Yet in an experime...
When psychologists studied CCTV footage of urban violence, they found that 9 out of 10 bystanders intervened to break up a fight.
There is far more to Switzerland than cuckoo clocks and chocolate, and so to mark Switzerland's National Day - celebrated on 1 August since 1891 - here are 15 things you might not know ab...
A performance-based identity arises when a person feels defined by their performance in the workplace. It becomes a large part of who they are and can result in them losing their sense of...
To mark the 10th Mandela Day, a selection of Madiba's wisest words.
Technology could be a driving force towards refugees gaining a sense of autonomy, but only if they have a say.
With British politics in turmoil ever since the result of the 2016 referendum, Theresa May finally stood down as leader this month. How will her successor carry out their Brexit strategy?
Trust in established systems has deteriorated across the world. But a new paradigm is emerging that could force traditional institutions to reinvent themselves, and it depends on distribu...
When the African country couldn't afford a clinical diagnosis network for mental health, 400 grandmothers and a system of 'Friendship Benches' came in.
Recent citizen activism may be crucial if the Fourth Industrial Revolution is also to be a First Empowerment Revolution that benefits people and the planet.
Elections play a key role in strengthening democracy, and voting is a crucial part of that process. New research makes the case for universal participation through mandatory voting.
In many cases, a person's status may change without them knowing, and they can even be an illegal immigrant in their own home country.
For the first time since 1948, retirement-age employees outnumber teenagers in the American workforce. It's time to embrace the five-generation workplace.
More than a third of the record 102 women serving in the incoming House of Representatives won their seats for the first time in November's midterms elections.