Competing under the International Olympic flag, these elite athletes are part of a unique team representing displaced people around the world.
The service involves amphibious chairs, purpose-designed dressing rooms and specially trained lifeguards to offer support to people with disabilities.
Athletes have been given more freedom to express themselves at the Tokyo Olympics. But how far have we really come in the fight for racial justice in sport?
Argentina has become first country in South America to rollout identification cards for non-binary citizens, who don't wish to identify as male or female.
Millions of people around the world are still going hungry because of poor food security. On Mandela Day, this is what we can do to improve global nutrition.
To mark Nelson Mandela Day, two experts from the World Bank examine past research to build an inclusive society through the lens of social identities.
Electives in Chile have picked Elisa Loncon, a Santiago university professor and indigenous Mapuche woman, to lead the rewriting of their constitution.
Michelle Bachelet's report found police brutality is entrenched in many nations and racism creates barriers to jobs, healthcare, housing, education and justice.
The number of children in child labour has risen for the first time in two decades to 160 million globally. A new report looks at the situation – and at how to reverse the trend.
Companies are increasingly keen to do due diligence on ESG issues – but this means identifying and engaging with those most impacted by their actions.
Globally, 1% of adults identify as neither male nor female, according to a new Ipsos survey, while acceptance of sexual orientation varies by country.
There are millions of forcibly displaced people around the world, fleeing persecution, conflict and disasters and seeking a safer life for their families.
Congress has approved a bill to make Juneteenth, on 19 June, a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the US. Here's what you need to know.
How we tackle privacy and safety will shape how we solve the biggest social issues of our time.
The Outlaw Ocean aims to raise awareness around the world about the environmental crimes and human rights abuses committed at sea through music/journalism.