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New WHO publication explores important links between health and human rights, an area drawing increased attention
Author: World Health Organization
Human rights violations such as discrimination or violence against women and children and harmful traditional practices can have serious health consequences.
Author: Reed Abelson, New York Times
Women and minorities appear to be benefiting from greater employment opportunities in the United States, but discrimination remains a significant problem, according to a study to be released today by two professors at the Rutgers School of Law in...
Author: Confédération internationale des syndicats libres
Une discrimination salariale à l'encontre des femmes, pouvant atteindre 35 % du salaire, relève toujours de la réalité en Europe...Le rapport relève en outre une "exploitation inacceptable des enfants" dans la plupart des pays et à des degrés divers, ...
Author: U.N. Development Programme
UNDP and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will soon carry out a joint project to gather and analyze data on a wide spectrum of human rights issues in 48 municipalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina...Issues range from women's...
Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
Report for the WTO General Council review of the trade policies of the European Unions (Geneva, 24 and 26 July 2002) - All eight of the core ILO conventions have been ratified by all fifteen European Union (EU) member states. In certain areas however,...
Author: Confédération Internationale des Syndicats Libres
Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres