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IdealsWork.com allows consumers to shop and compare brands on the basis of companies' records on issues that include diversity, the environment, labor practices, women's issues, human rights and animal cruelty.
Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com
Numerous recent studies on both sides of the Atlantic report continuing and even increasing disparity between women's and men's pay and advancement opportunities.
Author: Román González, CIMAC - Comunicación e Información de la Mujer
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Author: Roli Srivastava, Times of India
VN Dhoot, chairman, Videocon, which has no women employees in its corporate office, laughingly says: "We are from an orthodox family."...Experts say only three per cent women occupy senior positions in private sector companies across the country. Most...
Author: Bayan Rahman, Financial Times
Companies are being forced to confront sexual discrimination after a landmark ruling against Nomura...Nomura was ordered in February to pay Y56m ($425,000) in damages to 12 women who were denied promotion because of sexual discrimination
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"Unequal Pay Robs Working Women and Their Families"
Author: Equal Opportunities Commission [UK]
The failure of a nursing home to carry out an assessment of the risk posed by working conditions for new or expectant mothers was sex discrimination, according to a recent decision made by the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Author: CSR World, based on article in The Business Standard [India]
"Only 12 per cent of the companies surveyed responded that they have a policy on human rights, with another 35 percent saying they had a policy on anti-discrimination against women/ men, caste and religion."
Author: Stephen Mbogo, African Church Information Service
African women journalists face major career progression hurdles and are subject to male domination and bashing within the newsrooms.