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7 August 2016

Ericsson India extends paid maternity leaves to 26 weeks

Author: Namrata Singh, Times News Network

In order to provide adequate support helping balance employees' role as parents along with their work commitments, Ericsson India has extended paid maternity leaves to 26 weeks. The company said it will also offer the same benefits in case of adoption...

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1 July 2016

UN Global Compact Leaders Summit recognises 10 pioneers working toward Sustainable Development Goals

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22 June 2016

USA : Gender wage gap widens at age 32, study finds

Author: Tom Starner, HR Dive (USA)

"Is the 'manager divide' a critical factor in the gender wage gap?", 20 Jun 2016...

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1 April 2016

Kenya: Proposed law to require companies to set aside breastfeeding stations for lactating mothers

Author: BBC

"Kenyan law brings in breastfeeding stations in offices"...

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21 March 2016
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4 March 2016

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights urges States to implement and enforce sexual and reproductive health standards

Author: Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (UN)

This General Comment aims to assist State parties’ implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and fulfilment of their reporting obligations under the Covenant...It concerns primarily on States parties’...

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3 March 2016
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Author: Flor Goche, Desinformémonos (México)

“La triple jornada de Miriam, maquiladora, madre soltera y luchadora, que no se raja”, 2 de Marzo de 2016...

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2 March 2016

Bangladesh: Female garment workers allegedly expected to get through 400 pieces/hour & fired for trying to form unions

Author: PRI's The World

"The face of Target (and others) in Bangladesh, at 400 pieces an hour", March 2016...

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26 February 2016
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Author: Radio Progreso y el ERIC

“Obreras de maquila entre pírricos salarios y pésimas condiciones laborales”, 26 de Febrero de 2016...

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23 February 2016

Verisk Maplecroft report identifies top 10 human rights issues for companies in 2016

Author: Matt Mace, edie.net

"Supply chain ethics and traceability among biggest business human rights issues, report finds", 19 Feb 2016...

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