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4 March 2020

Gendered impacts of business activities must be embedded in emerging due diligence legislation, report says

Author: Kelly Groen, Lis Cunha & contributors, ActionAid

“We mean business: protecting women’s rights in global supply chains”, March 2020...

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3 March 2020
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25 February 2020

BHRRC joins civil society call to renew mandate of UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders

Author: Intl. Service for Human Rights & 42 other NGOs

“Letter to Human Rights Council, 43rd Session: Support consensus renewal of the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defender”, 25 February 2020...

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22 February 2020

New Zealand: UN special rapporteur attributes housing crisis to Govt. entrusting housing largely to private property owners & investors

Author: Otago Daily Times

"NZ housing shortage a 'human rights crisis'", 20 February 2020...

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11 February 2020

French banks finance companies linked to deforestation, according to Global Witness analysis

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31 January 2020

UK Govt. sued for approving Europe's biggest gas power station despite climate change objections

Author: Damian Carrington, The Guardian

"UK sued for approving Europe’s biggest gas power station", 30 Jan 2020...

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28 January 2020

Thailand: ICC applauds development of National Action Plan on Business & Human Rights

Author: International Chamber of Commerce

"ICC applauds Thailand's National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights", 11 May 2019...

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24 January 2020
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20 January 2020

Exported Syngenta pesticide found in drinking water in Brazil, NGO alleges; incl. company response

Official documents obtained by Swiss NGO Public Eye show that 37 tonnes of profenofos were exported from Switzerland to Brazil in 2018. Profenofos is an insecticide which is banned in Switzerland due to its effects on health and the environment....

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20 January 2020
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Author: Hamza Marzouk, L’Economiste Maghrébin

« Les ouvriers des chantiers : sit-in ouvert devant l’ARP », 15 janvier 2020...

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