Sexual orientation & gender identity (LGBT) discrimination

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30 June 2020
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Author: Diario Responsable

“Una llamada a la integración del colectivo LGTBI en las empresas” – 25 de junio de 2020...

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17 June 2020

Companies must honour intl. standards to counter impacts on gender equality & sexual health rights, says DFPA report

Author: The Danish Family Planning Association

“Gender equality and the right to health: A guideline for business”, June 2020...

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16 June 2020

USA: Landmark Supreme Court decision rules that employers cannot discriminate against LGBTQ+ workers

On 15 July 2020, the US Supreme ruled that employers who terminate workers' employment on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity are in breach of civil rights laws. The case centred on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which b...

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12 June 2020

USA: Starbucks prohibits employees' visible support for Black Lives Matter, despite encouraging signs of support for LGBTQ+ equality

Author: John Bowden, The Hill

"Starbucks bans employees from wearing anything in support of Black Lives Matter", 11 Jun 2020...

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29 May 2020

Europe: Women’s Link Worldwide, Amnesty & IPPF outline measures to protect rights of women & girls during & after COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Women’s Link Worldwide, Amnesty International & International Planned Parenthood Federation

“Europe: Millions of women and girls facing increasing discrimination, insecurity and violence amidst COVID-19”, 26 May 2020...

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11 May 2020
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Author: Patrick Lingibe, Juritravail (France)

« CJUE : discrimination à l'embauche fondée sur l'orientation sexuelle », 4 mai 2020...

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1 May 2020

USA: Companies express support for the Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment is a proposed amendment to the US Constitution designed to guarantee equal legal rights for all American citizens regardless of sex. It seeks to end legal distinctions between men and women in terms of divorce, property,...

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26 March 2020

Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism conducts human rights impact assessment of European tour operators' value chains in Thailand & Myanmar

Author: Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism

The final report on the conducted social value chain assessment in Thailand and Myanmar 2019 is online now. ...

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24 March 2020
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Author: iPhone Note

« Apple s'oppose à la nouvelle norme américaine contre la communauté LGBTQ », 12 mars 2020...

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15 March 2020

India: Citizenship Amendment Act causing fear among transgender and sex worker communities due to its potential to render them stateless

Author: Md Aqib Khan, The Hindu

"CAA triggers fears among sex workers, transgenders", 16 March 2020...

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