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Japan Airlines is ditching the phrase "ladies and gentlemen" and instead embracing gender neutral terms during in-flight and airport announcements. In Japanese, the expression generally used for such announcements is already gender-neutral, but the decision applies to other languages used by the airline.
Laura Morgan Roberts and Sarah Kaplan / Bloomberg
Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky / Wired
Getting rid of harmful papers is a vital step toward reestablishing readers' trust. Next, publishers should target articles that are flawed in other ways.
Under a new measure in France, judges will soon have the option of requiring electronic tracking ankle bracelets for domestic violence offenders. The GPS monitor alerts women as well as police if known abusers get to within a certain distance of their victims. Advocates of the device point to sharp decreases seen after their introduction in Spain and several US states.
Elana Lyn Gross / Forbes
“I take heart in knowing that young girls and boys who pass by the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Brooklyn Municipal Building will know her name, learn from her example, and pick up the baton to run their own relay toward a more just, equitable, and fair America. All of us who looked up to her are grateful she is finally getting the recognition she deserves,” said Brookly Borough President Eric Adams.