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2 December 2018

Japan: Trainees forced to choose between abortion and job loss if found pregnant

Author: Ari Hirayama, The Asahi Shimbun

"Expectant trainees told to end pregnancy or leave Japan," 02 December 2018...

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23 November 2018

Danish Institute for Human Rights publishes mapping on women in business & human rights

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights

"Women in business and human rights", 21 Nov 2018...

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15 November 2018

USA: Ex-employees file lawsuit against cosmetics firm Avon alleging discrimination against pregnant & nursing women

Author: Andrew Keshner, Market Watch

"Avon ladies sue company for allegedly discriminating against pregnant, nursing workers", 14 Nov 2018...

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24 September 2018

USA: Govt. agency files lawsuit against Walmart alleging pregnancy discrimination

Author: Vanessa Romo, National Public Radio (USA)

"Federal Commission Sues Walmart For Alleged Discrimination Against Pregnant Employees", 21 Sep 2018...

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22 August 2018

Kenya: Former employee sues Jubilee Insurance for alleged pregnancy discrimination

Author: The Star (Kenya)

"Jubilee Insurance on the spot for firing woman over pregnancy" ...

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17 July 2018
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16 July 2018

Amazon workers strike over working conditions & collective bargaining rights urging customers to boycott Prime Day sales

workers at warehouses in England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Poland engaged in strike ...

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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)

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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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