AI Is Helping Indigenous Teens in Brazil Keep Their Mother Tongue Alive
Chatbots and other new technology could play a key role in preserving languages that are at risk of dying out.
Eating Disorder Clinics Are Helping Patients of Color Break Down Barriers
People of color are half as likely as white people to get a diagnosis or treatment for an eating disorder — but that’s changing.
Job Sharing Is Helping Parents Keep Their Careers on Track
For working moms and dads seeking better work-life balance, splitting a full-time job is one way to stay in the game.
Your Job Wants to Offer You Therapy. How Does That Make You Feel?
Workplaces are getting deeply involved with their employees’ mental health, in ways both positive and dubious.
Telehealth Bridges the Mental Health Gap for Older Rural Folks
Remote psychotherapy sessions aren’t just more convenient than lengthy round-trips for in-person appointments. They reduce unnecessary prescriptions, too.
The UK Retailer That Recruits Its Employees from Prisons
Service retailer Timpson employs not just ex-offenders, but people currently serving time for everything from tax fraud to homicide.
Woodworking and Hugs: Inside the Mental Health Movement for Men
Recognizing that “men will talk shoulder to shoulder, but not necessarily face to face,” Men’s Sheds give guys a space to tinker while they open up — and heal.
To Reduce Infant Mortality, Just Add Stable Housing
When an experiment in Ohio gave moms-to-be a stable place to call home, their babies thrived.
A Simple Fix Lifts Single Moms Out of Poverty in India’s Slums
Fund A Mom’s direct cash payments are helping mothers in Jaipur feed their kids and change their lives.
For Parents Stressed by a Crying Baby, Help Is on the Way
From hotlines to home visits, these organizations offer a helping hand when overwhelmed parents need it most.
Companies Are Helping Their Workers Commute Sustainably
Businesses are rewarding employees for leaving their cars at home, handing cities a powerful new tool in their quest to reduce car use.
Remote Work Is a Chance to Do Something Meaningful
In the work-from-anywhere era, it’s easier than ever to keep earning your salary while volunteering abroad.
The Swedish City That Asked Its Banks for an Ultimatum
If Gothenburg doesn’t meet its climate and social goals, its lending banks will charge it a fine — at the city’s request.
‘Internships’ for Adults Are Helping Women Rejoin the Workforce
Covid put a multi-year gap in millions of resumés. Now some companies are offering a supportive path back.
With This Company’s Support, Women Are Escaping Their Abusers
Brazil’s largest retailer takes extraordinary steps to help employees impacted by domestic violence.
Miscarriage Leave Policies Do More Than End a Taboo
New Zealand is offering paid leave to women who miscarry — not just to grieve, but to fight discrimination.
Britain Is Pioneering the Menopause-Friendly Workplace
The rarely discussed condition that forces women to scale back their careers is finally getting the equity treatment.