The Fair Food Program has been a leader in using cooperation, visibility, and accountability to meet the needs of workers, growers, and buyers. Can it be a model for addressing these critical issues in Mexico as well?
In this RAND Call with the Experts, Senior Behavioral Scientist Andrew Morral presents initial top-line estimates from the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study, an independent assessment of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination in the military. Morral and Kristie Gore also answer questions from the media. Media relations director Jeff Hiday moderated the call.
The DoD selected RAND to conduct a congressionally-mandated study that estimates the number of U.S. service members who experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, or gender discrimination in the past year. Approximately 170,000 service members, or 30 percent of the 560,000 invited, answered questions for the study, one of the largest of its kind.
Senior Behavioral Scientists Andrew Morral and Kristie Gore present initial top-line estimates from the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study, an independent assessment of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination in the military.
This report provides initial top-line active-duty Coast Guard estimates from the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study, an assessment of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination in the military.
The DoD asked RAND to conduct an independent assessment of sexual assault and sexual harassment in the military. Among the initial results of the study, which invited more than 500,000 service members to participate: approximately 20,000 of the U.S. military's 1.3 million active-duty members experienced a sexual assault in the past year.
The EC Directorate-General for Justice has commissioned RAND Europe and the University of Groningen to analyse data from household surveys and explore topics of gender equality including child care, single parents in the work force, household composition, and employment patterns for men and women.
Authorities in Ferguson would be wise to consider following Cincinnati's example in dealing with mistrust between police and citizens after the police shooting of a young black man. The city embarked on a thorough examination of racial profiling by its police force and took steps to deal with the perception that bias was influencing the way police officers performed their duties.
Report identifies racial and ethnic groups in California that are more likely to stigmatize those with mental illness, thereby helping understand who is at greatest risk of experiencing stigma within their own communities.
A coalition of California counties formed the Stigma and Discrimination Reduction Initiative to combat stigma and discrimination against people dealing with mental illness. RAND evaluated first-year progress toward program goals and objectives, as well as content, reach, and short- and long-term outcomes.
A coalition of California counties formed the Stigma and Discrimination Reduction Initiative to combat stigma and discrimination against people dealing with mental illness. RAND evaluated the initiative's first-year activities, reach, and outcomes.
The recent commitment by Wal-Mart Stores to the Fair Food Program is a transformational moment in the decades-long struggle for fair treatment of agricultural workers in America but the decision is hardly the last human-rights battle to be won on behalf of this long-oppressed work force.
RAND Europe assessed existing evidence and mapped reported intolerance over time and across western European countries, noting which countries are experiencing the most significant changes in levels of intolerance and against which groups. The report also considers implications for policy.
The perception that intolerance is rising in Western Europe is widely shared. Researchers sought empirical evidence of high-level trends in intolerant attitudes and found strong evidence of association between intolerant attitudes and various economic, demographic, socio-political and cultural factors.
Researchers explored whether intolerance has risen more in some countries than others, whether it has risen more against particular groups, if such attitudes are particularly prevalent among subgroups of the population and if there are clear patterns of association with trends in wider political, social, economic and cultural factors.
Law enforcement agencies should be required to collect data that can be used to monitor the implementation of state and local immigration enforcement laws, to ensure that they are applied in a race-blind manner.
An examination of the contribution of perceived racial/ethnic discrimination to disparities in problem behaviors found that eliminating discrimination could considerably reduce mental health issues, including problem behaviors, among Black and Latino youths.