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3 March 2007

China's AIDS battle goes corporate

Author: Evelyn Iritani, LA Times [USA]

…[O]fficials in Beijing…are aggressively recruiting foreign companies, grass-roots organizations and trade unions to join the battle against AIDS, encouraging such programs as L'Oreal's…Red Ribbon campaign…[T]he government hopes [to] reach vulnerable...

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16 February 2007

Anti-discrimination legislation being worked on in Barbados

Author: Government Information Services [Barbados]

The Barbados government is working to prepare anti-discriminatory legislation that will embrace the rights of workers and employers. [The] Minister of State [said]…“The frontline of it…will be to tackle discrimination in the workplace, so that anyone...

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8 February 2007

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Bans Pfizer's Drug Reps From Its Clinics [USA]

Author: AIDS Healthcare Foundation

...AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)...has banned...sales representatives from Pfizer [manufacturer of Viagra]...from...its healthcare centers. Two weeks ago, AHF filed a lawsuit against Pfizer... In its letter...to Pfizer CEO Jeffrey Kindler, [AHF's]...

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16 January 2007

Raytheon making push for diversity [USA]

Author: Bryan Bender and Robert Weisman, The Boston Globe

...Raytheon has instituted a series of initiatives to recruit and promote racial minorities, gays, transgendered people, and people with disabilities, making the company the undisputed leader in changing the complexion of an industry long dominated by...

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8 September 2006

Uganda: Press Homophobia Raises Fears of Crackdown

Author: Human Rights Watch

A Ugandan tabloid’s decision to publish the names of alleged homosexuals…could presage a government crackdown, Human Rights Watch said…On August 8, the tabloid paper Red Pepper published a list of first names, workplaces and other information of 45...

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22 May 2006
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Author: Anodis [México]

Roberto Mendoza Ralph, quien hace un año interpusiera una demanda en contra de la empresa Coca-Cola FEMSA por daño moral a causa de discriminación, comparte su historia, habla de su vida y los cambios que ha enfrentado al demandar a la trasnacional.....

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1 September 2004

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2004 [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its third annual Corporate Equality Index, a report card listing the "best and worst" firms for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees...The number of firms with perfect scores doubled since the 2003...

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19 April 2004

DiversityInc Magazine Top 50 Companies for Diversity List Is Announced: Most Comprehensive Diversity Metrics in Corporate America

Author: DiversityInc

There are several points of comparison which demonstrate that companies on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, particularly those in the top 10, are different than the average U.S. corporation...[refers to Pitney Bowes, Citigroup,...

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1 December 2003

Rules tightened on workplace bias - Sexuality discrimination is now on the same footing as sex bias [UK]

Author: BBC

[UK]: On Monday, it becomes illegal to discriminate against workers on grounds of sexual orientation. On Tuesday, the same strictures are applied to religion.

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28 November 2003

New UK laws prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation & religion

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