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3 June 2020

Somalia: Cultural norms & gender discrimination blocking women from venturing into male-dominated fishing industry

Author: Moulid Hujale, The Guardian

"'Men don't trust we're strong enough': Somali women push into fish industry"...

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30 May 2020

India: SEWA Bharat releases report titled "Gendered Precarity in the Lockdown"; findings show stark pay disparities and underrepresentation of women workers

Author: SEWA Bharat

"Gendered precarity in the lockdown: what the lockdown shows us about the precarity of women workers", May 2020...

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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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