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19 April 2018

Sri Lanka: Recruitment agencies allegedly force female domestic workers to take contraceptives to secure work in the Gulf

Author: Sophie Cousins, The Guardian

"Recruiters order Sri Lankan women to take birth control before working in Gulf", 6 April 2018...

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16 April 2018

UK mining co. Gemfields to face lawsuit over alleged human rights abuses at ruby mine in Mozambique; co. denies allegations

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14 March 2018

UN CEDAW committee adopts General Recommendation on States' women's rights obligations with climate-related disaster risk reduction

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8 March 2018
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Author: Femnet

Die #metoo-Bewegung macht deutlich: Geschlechtsspezifische Gewalt am Arbeitsplatz gehört zum Alltag vieler Arbeitnehmerinnen. Anlässlich des Internationalen Frauentags ruft FEMNET zur Solidarität mit den Näherinnen in Südasien auf....

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8 March 2018

Uganda: Report on how women rights are negatively impacted by land acquisition for investment

A  new report, ‘Digging Deep’, by National Association of Professional Environmentalists, Womankind, National Association for Women’s Action in Development, and the women movement documents how land acquisition for investment impacts women and their...

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5 March 2018

New Zealand: Court rules that slavery claimants may seek compensation from proceeds of sale of forfeited fishing vessels

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Court clears way for fishermen to claim against forfeited vessels", 2 March 2018...

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23 February 2018

British judges conclude hearings in Sierra Leone on UK mining company accused of rights abuses

Author: Nina de Vries, VOA (USA)

"UK Mining Firm Accused of Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone", 19 Feb 2018...

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12 February 2018

Papua New Guinea: UN human rights chief urges measures to hold companies accountable for the human rights impacts of their activities

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

PORT MORESBY/GENEVA (9 February 2018) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein...called on the Government of Papua New Guinea to take firm measures to combat corruption, build good governance and strengthen the rule of law,...

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1 February 2018
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Author: Laurent Ribadeau Dumas, France info

«Londres: procès contre une société minière accusée de violences en Sierra Leone », 31 janvier 2018...

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31 January 2018

USA: Uber partners with anti-trafficking groups in effort to train drivers to identify victims of human trafficking

Author: Umberto Bacchi, Thomas Reuters Foundation

"Uber drivers told how to spot traffickers in their cabs", 29 Jan 2018...

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