WORLD: we got this
A public health approach to online abuse with Seyi Akiwowo
We speak with campaigner, activist and CEO Seyi Akiwowo about the impact of online abuse, and why taking a public health approach might be a way forward. Seyi founded and now runs the charity 'Glitch'. You can find out more by heading to https://fixtheglitch.org/
How gender inequality impacts society
Season 3, Ep. 5
The latest episode of the WORLD: we got this podcast explores how gender inequalities are having an impact on different societies across the globe and hears what could be done to create a more equal world.In the episode, Dr Ye Liu, Professor Cathy McIlwaine and Dr Aleida Borges, who all work in the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy at King's College London, share research on what lies behind gender inequalities, some of the effects this has on societies ranging from Latin America to China, and their ideas for bringing about change.
In conversation about corporate accountability
Season 3, Ep. 4
What is the role of companies in complex crises, such as pandemics, inequality and climate change? How responsible are they for their impact on society and the environment? And what about the CEO –what is their role in the corporate response to crises? In this episode, Marc Lepere explores these questions, including whether the COVID-19 pandemic has led to companies becoming more responsible. Hear him explore his research with Dr Robyn Klingler-Vidra, Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy in the Department of International Development.
Our divided society
Season 3, Ep. 3
This episode looks at division and polarisation in society and explores what could help create a greater sense of unity in the future. It features Professor Bobby Duffy, Paula Surridge and Dr Jack Brown who all work within the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy at King's College London, talking what lies behind generational, cultural, political and geographical divisions. They also share their views on whether society is as polarised as it is often portrayed to be, and whether we are likely to see more community cohesion in the future.