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20 September 2018

Kenya: Tobacco farmers earning low returns due to alleged exploitation by companies; BAT comments

Author: Elisha Otieno, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Fortunes continue to dwindle for once rich tobacco farmers"...

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25 June 2018

Investigation reveals rampant child labour in tobacco industry in Indonesia, Malawi & Mexico; includes companies' comments

Author: Sarah Boseley, The Guardian

"Child labour rampant in tobacco industry"...

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9 April 2018

Zimbabwe: HRW report claims child labour & rights abuses rife in tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch recently released a report titled A Bitter Harvest: Child Labour and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe, documenting how children work in hazardous conditions, performing tasks that threaten their health and safety or...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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12 July 2015

Alliance One International Response

Author: Alliance One International

"Alliance One International Response to Business & Human Rights Resource Center"...

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26 December 2014
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Author: Repórter Brasil

"Fiscais flagram trabalho escravo na produção de tabaco em Santa Catarina", 23 de dezembro de 2014...

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6 November 2014

USA: Philip Morris's new tobacco purchasing model could reduce child labour, says Human Rights Watch

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7 August 2014

Working Paper says G8's initiative on food security in Africa, which involves corporations, "disregards fundamental principles of participation & accountability to human rights"

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14 May 2014

[PDF] Appendix

Author: Human Rights Watch

[Includes correspondence with Altria, British American Tobacco, China National Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco, Lorillard Tobacco (part of Carolina Group), Philip Morris International, Reynolds American & Universal Corporation]

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30 January 2014
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Author: Diario de Jujuy (Argentina)

…Implementado por la Asociación Conciencia, el programa “Porvenir” nació hace 11 años con el firme objetivo de contribuir al desarrollo integral de la niñez, y prevenir el trabajo infantil en el sector rural tabacalero. Bajo el lema “No al Trabajo...

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