Pregnancy discrimination

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19 April 2018

Sri Lanka: Recruitment agencies allegedly force female domestic workers to take contraceptives to secure work in the Gulf

Author: Sophie Cousins, The Guardian

"Recruiters order Sri Lankan women to take birth control before working in Gulf", 6 April 2018...

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18 April 2018

Myanmar: Female garment workers report sexual harassment and routine pregnancy tests in factories

Author: ABC (Australia)

14 April 2018...

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16 April 2018

USA: Ex-employee files lawsuit against pharmaceutical co. Alimera Sciences alleging pregnancy discrimination

Author: Amanda Thomas, Northern California Record (USA)

"Former Alimera Sciences employee files workplace discrimination suit", 14 Apr 2018...

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1 April 2018

Fair Labor Association reports pregnancy discrimination and deportation of migrant women workers in Asia

Author: Anuradha Nagaraj, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Pregnant migrant workers in Asia face discrimination, deportation-report," 26 March 2018...

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29 March 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The legal significance of #MeToo

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8 March 2018

China: Court rules in favour of employee in lawsuit over unfair dismissal due to pregnancy

Author: Ni Dandan, Sixth Tone (China)

"Pregnant Woman Was Fired Illegally, Beijing Court Rules", 8 Mar 2018...

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18 December 2017

China: Three female workers take collective action against discriminatory firing during pregnancy

Author: Echo Huang, Quartz (USA)

"A Chinese firm is facing a rare joint complaint from women workers fired when pregnant", 11 December 2017...

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29 June 2017

Norwegian sovereign wealth fund places Hansae apparel maker "under observation" over concerns re labour rights abuses in factories

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

Decision to place companies in the portfolio of the government pension fund global under observation...

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13 June 2017

Uganda: Cultural issues & lack of information deter women from benefiting from mining sector

Author: Josephine Nabaale, Oil in Uganda

"Culture hindering women involvement and benefits from mining"...

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11 April 2017

Equileap publishes ranking of over 3,000 firms on progress towards gender equality

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