Sexual orientation & gender identity (LGBT) discrimination

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27 March 2018
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Author: Chaco Día por Día (Argentina)

“Amnistía Internacional reveló que Twitter no respeta los derechos de las mujeres”, 21 de marzo de 2018...

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8 March 2018

USA: Court says religious rights cannot justify gender identity discrimination; rules in favour of unfairly dismissed transgender worker

Author: Daniel Wiessner, Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

"U.S. appeals court says civil rights law covers transgender workers", 7 Mar 2018...

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5 March 2018

Commentary: US Court of Appeals holds Civil Rights Act prohibits sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace despite not being expressly mentioned; practical implications

Author: T.H. Christopher, R.D. Avram, C.A. McDougal, Lexology (USA)

"Second Circuit Becomes the Second Federal Appeals Court to Hold That Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination", 2 Mar 2018...

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28 February 2018
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Author: Kathrin Werner, Süddeutsche Zeitung

"Firmenchefs sind die neuen Wächter der Werte", 27 Februar 2018...

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18 February 2018
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Author: La República (Costa Rica)

“Julio César Calvo: Empresas inclusivas son más rentables para la economía”, 14 de febrero de 2018...

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12 February 2018

Papua New Guinea: UN human rights chief urges measures to hold companies accountable for the human rights impacts of their activities

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

PORT MORESBY/GENEVA (9 February 2018) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein...called on the Government of Papua New Guinea to take firm measures to combat corruption, build good governance and strengthen the rule of law,...

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26 January 2018

UN rights chief stresses leading role of businesses in ending LGBTI discrimination

Author: UN News Centre

With major companies joining the growing list of early adopters of United Nations standards to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people, the UN human rights chief on Friday highlighted the private sector's crucial...

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25 January 2018

Commentary: Asian businesses need to create more inclusive work environments; study shows 53% of LGBT employees are closeted at work

Author: Marek Danyluk, BBN

"The Business of Inclusion - LGBT Experiences in Asia," 26 January 2017...

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18 January 2018
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[O Relatório] documenta a resistência dos grupos de direitos humanos durante um período de crescente repressão e restrições à sociedade civil e oferece informação importante sobre as estratégias que os ativistas estão usando para recuperar o espaço...

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16 January 2018

Sur 26 'Reclaiming Civic Space': Report by FGHR & Conectas highlights resistance of human rights groups during a time of increasing repression

[The Report] documents the resistance of human rights groups during a time of increasing repression and restrictions on civil society, and offers key insights on the strategies frontline activists are using to reclaim civic space... Sur 26 is...

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