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Article
14 August 2001

Lack Of CEO Commitment Impedes Women's Advancement:

Author: Conference Board of Canada

There is a gap between executive women's leadership expectations and the actions and behaviour of business leaders, according to the first comprehensive Canadian study on chief executive commitment to gender diversity. The report, Chief Executive...

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Article
2 August 2001

Malaysia tries to clean up gender discrimination laws

Author: Associated Press, in Times of India

In a rare show of accord between government and opposition leaders, Malaysia's Parliament passed a constitutional amendment on Wednesday to prevent gender discrimination.

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Article
1 August 2001

Promoting Gender Equality - A Resource Kit for Trade Unions

Author: International Labour Organization

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Story
25 July 2001

Cameroon: New international report points to labour violations

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Article
25 July 2001

Cameroon: New international report points to labour violations

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions [ICFTU]

Restrictions on the right to organise, regular interference by the government in trade union activities, blatant discrimination based on gender and ethnicity, and widespread use of forced labour in prison.

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Article
24 July 2001

Equality-for-women move in Malaysia hailed

Author: AFP, in Straits Times [Singapore]

Malaysian human rights groups on Tuesday welcomed the government's plan to amend the Constitution to guarantee women equal rights with men.

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Article
22 July 2001

Dole Food's labor history is bumpy

Author: Andy Furillo, Sacramento Bee [Sacramento, California]

There has been a series of legal actions involving the company's workers.

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Article
13 July 2001

$1.8 million consent decree ends EEOC federal employment discrimination suit in Rockford [Illinois, USA] against Ingersoll

Author: The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Hundreds May Receive Compensation For Alleged Race And Sex Bias By Leading Area Employer - Federal District Court Judge Philip G. Reinhard today approved a $1.8 million Consent Decree resolving a major race and sex employment discrimination lawsuit...

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Article
10 July 2001

GENDER EQUITY: ILO Says Women Face "Glass Walls" In Jobs

Author: UN Wire

Women face "glass walls" in their efforts to achieve high-ranking management positions, according to a new International Labor Organization study of the role of women in business and government in more than 70 countries.

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Article
30 June 2001

[abstract of article] Enforcing international humanitarian law: Catching the accomplices

Author: William A. Schabas, Professor of Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, in International Review of the Red Cross No.42

Literally within days of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the end of the Rome Conference in July 1998 the Financial Times...published an article warning "commercial lawyers" that the treaty's accomplice...

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