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1 January 2009

Background: Investor, company and NGO coalition to address forced child labour

Author: UN Global Compact

An estimated 2 million children between the ages of 11-17 harvest cotton in Uzbekistan under conditions described as forced labour...The Responsible Cotton Network has sought to influence policymakers in Uzbekistan through diplomatic channels in order...

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12 September 2008

Uzbekistan trying to avoid child labour in cotton industry

Author: Uznews.net

The Uzbek authorities, fearing the global boycott of Uzbek cotton, are taking measures to reap a new cotton harvest without child labour, but will they manage it fully?...A human rights activist...said that schoolchildren and students are continuing...

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15 August 2008

Social Investors and Human Rights Activists Pressure Government of Uzbekistan

Author: Calvert

Socially conscious shareholders, pension funds and human rights advocates have joined together to demand that the government of Uzbekistan stop using forced child labor in its cotton harvest... U.S. and international shareholders with combined assets...

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4 April 2008

C&A say "no" to Uzbek cotton

Author: Environmental Justice Foundation

EJF is pleased to report that apparel retailer C&A, which is one of Europe's largest clothing retailers..., has made a public statement on it's position on Uzbek cotton. C&A state that "for all C&A suppliers the C&A Code of Conduct is...

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2 March 2006

Amnesty Intl. Netherlands launches report on business & forced labour, produced in consultation with 15 multinationals

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2 March 2006

[PDF] full report: "The Human Rights And Business Pages - Forced Labour"

Author: Amnesty Intl. Netherlands

In producing this series Amnesty International has collaborated and consulted with companies that participate in the section’s Round Table...The Members of the Round Table: ABN Amro, Ahold, Akzo Nobel, Boskalis Westminster, C&A, DSM, Heineken, ING....

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1 November 2005

Clean Clothes Campaign report highlights serious problems with social auditing practices - report draws on input of 670 workers in 8 countries

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1 November 2005

[PDF] full report: "Looking for a quick fix - How weak social auditing is keeping workers in sweatshops"

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

[refers to Wal-Mart, KarstadtQuelle, Otto Versand, Littlewoods, Gap, Nike, Levi Strauss, Reebok, C&A, Kingel, Derma Group, Spiegel, JC Penny, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), BCL, Saki, RCC, Warner Bros (part of Time Warner), Hatland, 6ixty8ight, No...

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31 March 2005
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Author: Europa Press

Las mujeres que trabajan en las zonas económicas especiales (ZEE) del sureste asiático, zonas francas en las que operan numerosas multinacionales textiles occidentales, sufren condiciones laborales "escandalosas", según el último informe elaborado por...

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25 January 2005

China, Indonesia & Sri Lanka: Women working in export processing zones supplying Adidas, Puma, C&A & others subjected to discrimination, anti-union measures & other abuses

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