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14 June 2019

Labour groups launch report addressing gender justice in garment supply chains, as negotiations are underway at the ILC to create a global standard on women’s labour rights

Author: Global Labour Justice & Asia Floor Wage Alliance

"Gender Justice on Garment Global Supply Chains: An Agenda to Transform Fast-Fashion", June 2019,...

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10 June 2019

USA: JPMorgan Chase agree to pay $5 million to settle lawsuit brought by male employees for extended paid parental leave

Author: Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox

 "JPMorgan Chase is giving $5 million to fathers who were discouraged from taking parental leave", 31 May 2019...

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6 June 2019
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Author: Nathalie Samson, L'Express (France)

« IdF : la Caisse d'Épargne attaquée pour discrimination envers les femmes», 5 juin 2019 ...

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6 June 2019

UN Working Group calls on G20 to step up on business & human rights

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

"Time for the G20 to act on commitments and step up leadership on business and human rights", June 2019...

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5 June 2019

NGOs call on UN to consider gender as a fundamental aspect of proposed treaty on business & human rights

Author: Dr Marianna Leite, ChristianAid

"It’s time for the UN to put gender justice in business into action", 3 Jun 2019...

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28 May 2019
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Author: AFP et 20 Minutes (France)

"«Nous avons pris conscience», Nike va changer ses contrats pénalisant les athlètes enceintes", 26 mai 2019...

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26 May 2019

Working Group on Business and Human Rights releases report on gender dimensions of the Guiding Principles

Author: Working Group on Business and Human Rights

23 May 2019...

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22 May 2019
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Author: Consejo de Derechos Humanos ONU

"Informe del Grupo de Trabajo sobre la cuestión de los derechos humanos y las empresas transnacionales y otras empresas", 23 de mayo de 2019...

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17 May 2019

Ethiopia: Major apparel brands accused of 'race to the bottom' after investigation reveals wages as low as $0.12 per hour & 'numerous' labour abuses in garment factories; Incl. co. responses

An investigation by Workers Rights Consortium into Ethiopia's growing textile and apparel export sector has found the lowest wages it has ever documented in any garment exporting country - as little as $0.12 an hour - and numerous labour rights abuses...

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Article
17 May 2019

Saudi Arabia’s repression shouldn’t be rewarded with a World Cup

Author: Minky Worden (HRW), Washington Post

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