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1 January 2020

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1 January 2020

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Author: JP Morgan Chase & Co

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19 December 2019

USA: Federal study confirms racial bias of many facial-recognition systems, casts doubt on their expanding use

Author: Drew Harwell, Washington Post

Facial-recognition systems misidentified people of color more often than white people, a landmark federal study released... shows, casting new doubts on a rapidly expanding investigative technique widely used by law enforcement across the United States...

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18 December 2019

Chinese companies could unleash huge potentials to promote gender equality through responsible business practices

Author: Huang Zhong, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

In April 2019, a colleague and I conducted a two-week field study in Nepal to examine the social dimension of risks and opportunities linked to sustainable Chinese overseas investment… the research reveals that in spite of progress made in the legal...

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18 December 2019
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Author: 黄钟,企业责任资源中心

今年4月,我与一名同事前往尼泊尔进行了为期两周的实地调研,考察与可持续中国海外投资相关的社会风险和机遇… 我们的研究揭示尽管尼泊尔的国内法律和政策框架在性别平等议题上有所进步,植根于父权制度和社会规范的基于性别的歧视仍然根深蒂固,尼泊尔政府在保护妇女和女童免受多重和交叉的歧视方面作为仍有限,其也未能充分承认弱势妇女群体,如土著妇女的权利。...

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16 December 2019

Report explores potential harms of increased use of data-driven technologies on minority groups in Europe

Author: Patrick Williams & Eric Kind, European Network Against Racism

"Data-driven Policing: The Hardwiring of Discriminatory policing practices across Europe", November 2019...

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Story
13 December 2019

New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders

Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...

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Article
10 December 2019

US lawmakers urge IOC to speed up implementation of agenda requiring host cities to protect rights ahead of Beijing Winter Games

Author: Radio Free Asia (US)

“US Lawmakers Urge Olympic Committee to Ensure Rights Protections Ahead of Beijing Winter Games”, 6 December 2019...

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6 December 2019

USA: Starbucks workers demand action to address 'discriminatory practices' & laws mandating consistent schedules

Author: Juliana Feliciano Reyes, The Philadelphia Inquirer

"These Philly baristas are taking on Starbucks in a fledgling worker movement", 2 December 2019...

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Article
3 December 2019

TikTok denies content moderation over "political sensitivities" after user reported banned for posting video about China's detention camps

Author: Leo Kelion, BBC

“Teen's TikTok video about China's Muslim camps goes viral”, 26 November 2019...

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