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9 March 2020

EU Commission unveils Gender Equality Strategy

Ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March, the EU Commission released its Gender Equality Strategy, outlining actions for the next five years, including, among others, ending gender-based violence, also online, and ensuring equal participation and...

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8 March 2020

Dutch banks failing to act on gender equality, according to study

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5 March 2020

Africa: Social media companies' initiatives to curb misuse, incl. misinformation & online child abuse

Author: Pauline Kairu, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Social media takes fight against fake news notch higher"...

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5 March 2020

Global Business Initiative discusses why companies should use a 'human rights lens' to examine & tackle sexual harassment

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

"Why it helps companies to think of sexual harassment as a human rights issue", 5 March 2020...

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3 March 2020
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Author: El Diario (España)

“Mujeres en el comercio internacional: "En las empresas me siguen diciendo que prefieren un hombre para negociar"”. – 29 de febrero de 2020...

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25 February 2020

USA: Wells Fargo stops forced private arbitration on victims of sexual harassment

Author: Ann Marsh, Financial Planning (USA)

'Wells Fargo ends forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims. Will other firms follow?', 21 Feb 2020...

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20 February 2020

India: Reports reveal women garment workers trapped in hostels, physically abused & sexually harassed

Author: Kavita Krishnan, The Print

“Phones seized, abused, hit: What women in Karnataka & Tamil Nadu’s garment factories endure”, 18 February 2020...

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18 February 2020

Zimbabwe: Women still exploited and unsafe in the small scale mining industry

Author: Gibson Mhaka, Chronicle (Zimbabwe)

‘Gender inequality, health and safety of women in small-scale mining’ 18 February 2020...

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10 February 2020

Brazil: Gender violence & discrimination in garment factories is widespread, study finds

Author: Tula Connell, Equal Times

“Gender violence study in Brazilian garment factory provides a ‘wake up call to action’”, 3 February 2020...

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30 January 2020

Kenya: Court orders Chandarana Supermarket to compensate former employee for sexual harassment claims

Author: Maureen Kakah, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Chandarana Supermarket to pay Sh1m over sexual harassment", 29 January 2020...

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