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29 May 2020

Europe: Women’s Link Worldwide, Amnesty & IPPF outline measures to protect rights of women & girls during & after COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Women’s Link Worldwide, Amnesty International & International Planned Parenthood Federation

“Europe: Millions of women and girls facing increasing discrimination, insecurity and violence amidst COVID-19”, 26 May 2020...

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29 May 2020

Short & long-term impacts of COVID-19 on garment supply chain workers should be mitigated by the big brands, says AFWA report

Author: Asia Floor Wage Alliance

“The emperor has no clothes: Garment supply chains in the time of pandemic -Issue: II”, May 2020...

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28 May 2020

Commentary: Digital consultations amid COVID-19 pandemic demonstrate investment-opportunism & risks indigenous communities’ survival

Author: Sam Szoke-Burke, Thomas Reuters Foundation

                                                   Community supervision of mineral prospecting in Tsumkwe District West, Namibia “Land and resource investment consultations in the time of COVID-19: The hazards of pressing on”, 24 May 2020 [T]he Phili...

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28 May 2020

Report discusses methods to contain the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on informal women workers globally

Author: Rachel Moussié (WIEGO) & Silke Staab (UN Women)

“Three ways to contain COVID-19’s impact on informal women workers”, 18 May 2020...

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27 May 2020

Kenya: Study on how Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted women working in the horticultural sector

Hivos recently conducted an assessment to establish the impact of Covid-19 on women workers in the horticulture sector. The study reveals that women have been disproportionately impacted, now doing more work for less. A majority of workers interviewed...

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27 May 2020

Tanzania: IPIS' briefing on business & human rights; includes coverage on agribusiness, tourism & mining sectors

Author: IPIS

"Briefing on Business and Human Rights in Tanzania: 2019 Quarter 3 & 4: July-December"...

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26 May 2020
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Author: Rel UITA

"El mismo odio, la misma discriminación", 26 de mayo de 2020...

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19 May 2020

Lebanon: Facebook used for trafficking in domestic migrant workers. Co. did not respond

The Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese man for trafficking in domestic migrant workers on Facebook. The man put a Nigerian domestic migrant worker for sale on a Facebook page named “Buy and sell in Lebanon”. He posted pictures of the...

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18 May 2020
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Anlässlich des 7. Jahrestages des Einsturzes des Rana-Plaza-Gebäudes in Bangladesch veröffentlichten die Kampagne für Saubere Kleidung und Brot für die Welt neue Untersuchungen über die Arbeitsbedingungen in europäischen Fabriken, die für deutsche...

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18 May 2020

European garment workers producing for German brands continue to face abuse amid COVID-19, report finds; incl. company responses

On the seventh anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, Clean Clothes Campaign and Bread for the World published new research on the working conditions in European factories producing for German brands Esprit, Gerry Weber and Hugo...

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