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16 October 2018

Zimbabwe: Report calls for consideration of human rights concerns including access to information when issuing mining permits

Author: Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association & GIZ

"Gap Analysis Of The Institutional, Legal And Policy Framework on Mining in Zimbabwe In Relation To Business And Human Rights"...

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Article
9 October 2018

Australia: New report reveals prevalence of work-based sexual harassment

Author: Adam Zuchetti, My Business

"Workplace sexual harassment ‘widespread, pervasive’", 12 September 2018...

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5 October 2018
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Author: Löning - Human Rights & Responsible Business

Anmerkung: Das Paper ist auf Englisch, eine deutsche Zusammenfassung finden Sie untenstehend....

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5 October 2018

New knowledge paper: Tackling modern slavery in the supply chain; incl. recommendations for co's

Author: Löning - Human Rights & Responsible Business

Today, there are 40.3 million people in 167 countries affected... [W]omen and children are the most vulnerable... [T]wo thirds of the affected people live in Asia... [M]odern slavery risks have also risen throughout Europe... A key factor contributi...

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4 October 2018

New report tracking companies' progress towards gender equality

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Article
28 September 2018

USA: Ex-partner at accounting firm Ernst & Young sues co. for alleged sexual harassment & gender discrimination; co. denies allegations

Author: Ben Yakas, Gothamist (USA)

"Former Female Partner Sues Ernst & Young Over Alleged Sexual Harassment & Retaliatory Practices", 24 Sep 2018...

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Article
26 September 2018

West & Central Africa: NGOs denounce abuses against women in industrial oil palm plantations

Author: World Rainforest Movement, GRAIN and others

"Declaration: No to abuse against women in industrial oil palm plantations"...

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Article
4 September 2018

New Zealand: Momentum growing for national inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace

Author: John Anthony, Stuff NZ

"Force companies to open books on sexual harassment – human rights watchdog", 2 September 2018...

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Article
27 August 2018

Pen America launches guide for writers to defend against cyber abuse & calls on social media companies to improve their policies re online harassment

Author: Pen America

There is now a growing recognition that online harassment can affect its targets’ freedom to express themselves, their livelihoods, and their mental and physical health. It is also clear that online harassment can extend to the offline world,...

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NGO rejoinder
22 August 2018
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Author: Süddeutsche Zeitung

Der US-Fahrdienst Uber [...] hat zugestimmt, in einem Vergleich insgesamt 1,9 Millionen Dollar an 56 Mitarbeiterinnen zu zahlen, die am Arbeitsplatz belästigt worden sein sollen. [...] Hinzu kommen für Uber Zahlungen in Höhe von 5,1 Millionen Dollar an...

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