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Rape & sexual abuse


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2 May 2019

Commentary: Policy discussions about sex robots should be shaped by human rights & ethical concerns

Author: Carlotta Rigotti, Open Global Rights

"Sex Robots: a human discourse?", 2 May 2019...

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29 April 2019

Papua New Guinea: Barrick (Niugini) Limited allegedly violates locals' right to water at Porgera gold mine

A report published by the Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic and the The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity at Columbia University's Earth Institute entitled Red Water: Mining and the Right to Water in Porgera, Papua New...

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24 April 2019

Report: Apparel brands' purchasing practices are driving labour abuses in garment factories

Author: Human Rights Watch

""Paying for a Bus Ticket and Expecting to Fly": How Apparel Brand Purchasing Practices Drive Labor Abuses", 23 April 2019...

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Article
19 April 2019

Commentary: Alleged rape on MSC Divina ship highlights need for clear understanding of flag State responsibilities at sea

Author: Human Rights at Sea

"Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice", 15 April 2019...

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Article
15 April 2019

So. Africa: Workers at Heineken's brewery allege sexual harassment by their supervisors; company comments

Author: Sarah Smit, Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

‘Heineken Workers' Forum prepares to march against ‘sex for shifts’ 4 April 2019...

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Article
8 April 2019

Vietnam: Nearly half of female garment workers experience violence & sexual harassment; Study finds link to brands' purchasing practices

Author: Kate Hodal, The Observer

"Revealed: women making clothes for west face sexual abuse", 7 April 2019...

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4 April 2019
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Author: Reuters

« La nouvelle loi australienne menace les entreprises de médias sociaux d'amende, de prison pour contenu violent », 4 avril 2019...

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15 March 2019
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Author: El País

“Petróleo para violar derechos humanos en Sudán del Sur” – 14 de marzo de 2019...

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14 March 2019

USA: Wendy's targeted to buy tomatoes from growers following strict labour standards as part of Fair Food Program

Author: Noam Scheiber, The New York Times

"Why Wendy's Is Facing Campus Protests (It's About the Tomatoes)", 7 March 2019...

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9 March 2019

Cambodia: Authorities block marches of women groups to celebrate International Women's Day; govt. representatives show up to receive petitions from women representatives

Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times

"Women detained in stadium on Int’l Women’s Day", 8 March 2019...

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