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26 June 2019

Paper outlines human rights based approaches to gender-responsive due diligence for business actors

Author: Dr Joanna Bourke Martignoni & Dr Elizabeth Umlas, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

"Gender-responsive Due Digilence for Business Actors: Human Rights-based Approaches", December 2018...

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21 June 2019

China: Guangzhou court says violations of women workers' rights have become increasingly serious

Author: China Labour Bulletin (Hong Kong)

“Violations of women workers’ rights widespread says Guangzhou court”, 20 June 2019...

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21 June 2019
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Author: AFP

« Des présentatrices portent plainte contre leur chaîne pour discrimination liée à l'âge », 20 juin 2019...

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21 June 2019

ILO adopts new Convention on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

In June 2019, the ILO adopted a new Convention and Recommendation on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work, at the 108th session of the International Labour Conference....

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18 June 2019
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Author: Confederación Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Trabajadores Estatales, Clate

“Nuevo convenio OIT contra la violencia y el acoso laboral” 17 de junio de 2019...

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18 June 2019

Canada: Govt. publishes updated guidelines on supporting defenders & emphasises role of business

On the occasion of the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s visit to Canada, the Government of Canada released an updated version of the guidance on supporting human rights defenders for the staff of Canadian missions...

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18 June 2019

Canada: Updated guidelines on supporting defenders strongly reference defenders working on business issues

Author: Government of Canada

"Voices at Risk: Canada’s Guidelines on Supporting Human Rights Defenders", 17 Jun 2019...

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18 June 2019

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative publishes new standard on good governance of oil, gas & mineral resources

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17 June 2019
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Author: Catherine Frammery, Le Temps (Suisse)

« La grève des femmes de Suisse expliquée au reste du monde », 13 juin 2019 ...

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17 June 2019

Swiss women strike nationwide to demand equal pay, protest sexism & workplace inequality

Author: Jon Henley, The Guardian

"Swiss women strike to demand equal pay", 14 June 2019...

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