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5 May 2011
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Autor/in: SOMO (Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations) and ICN (India Committee of the Netherlands)

Big garment brands and retailers have their products made under exploitative and unhealthy conditions by girls in Tamil Nadu, South India. The girls, mostly younger than 18 and from a Dalit background are employed under the Sumangali Scheme. In its...

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23 January 2011
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Autor/in: P. Vaidyanathan Iyer, Indian Express

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...on April 18, 2006...asked the industry to assess, at the company level, the diversity in its employee profile and voluntarily commit to broad-base it. Almost five years later, the CII, India's largest industry chamber,...

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13 December 2010
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Autor/in: Jeff Biggers, AlterNet

...No one understands the impacts of coal mining on India better than Jharkhand activist Bulu Imam… Jharkhand has often been compared to Appalachia for its rich coal deposits–and the devastating repercussions and removal of local tribal or adivasi...

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14 October 2010
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Autor/in: Maplecroft [UK]

According to a new in-depth report from Maplecroft, labour risks in Pakistan have been further exacerbated by the worst floods in the country’s history and the global economic crisis...The economic crisis has also been blamed for an increase in child...

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1 September 2010
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Autor/in: R Uma Maheshwari, Infochange India

…But the dam will submerge 276 villages, displacing farmers and fisherfolk…The “big players already there” include Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), Reliance, and Cairn Energy…In all the talk in the political sphere, the people who stand...

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1 September 2010
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Autor/in: Dhaatri Resource Centre for Women and Children & Samata

...The current report tries to present what the mining industry and mining economy mean to the...women who are...affected by mining and its subsidiary activities. It gives a glimpse into the struggles of such women campaigning against this exploitation...

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1 September 2010
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Autor/in: Fair Wear Foundation

The Sumangali scheme, which is a form of forced labour in India, is said to have started in 1989...[T]he scheme is also known as “marriage assistance system”...[G]irls' parents...are persuaded by brokers to sign up their daughter(s). The scheme...

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21 July 2010
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Autor/in: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in South Asia over the past year (mid-2009 to mid-2010)....

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9 February 2010
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Autor/in: Amnesty International

Les autorités indiennes ont donné aux populations locales de l'État d'Orissa des informations très insuffisantes ou trompeuses sur les répercussions que pourraient avoir les projets d'extension d'une raffinerie d'alumine et d'ouverture d'une mine de...

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23 December 2009
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Autor/in: Dalit Network Netherlands

Two out of three people feel that Dutch multinationals who are operating in countries where caste discrimination exists, should tackle the issue in their own company and in their supply chain...These are some results of an opinion poll by the reputed...

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