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18 April 2018

Myanmar: Female garment workers report sexual harassment and routine pregnancy tests in factories

Author: ABC (Australia)

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17 April 2018
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El debate sobre el derecho de las mujeres a interrumpir los embarazos está en el centro de la preocupación de las organizaciones sociales, de mujeres y de derechos humanos, habida cuenta de la alta tasa de mortalidad materna por esta causa.  Un...

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16 April 2018

Kenya: Former employee sues Boelist Investment alleging unfair sacking after visiting to doctor to save her pregnancy; company denies allegation

Author: Paul Ogemba, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Woman sues employer for unfair termination of contract”...

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1 April 2018

Fair Labor Association reports pregnancy discrimination and deportation of migrant women workers in Asia

Author: Anuradha Nagaraj, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Pregnant migrant workers in Asia face discrimination, deportation-report," 26 March 2018...

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30 March 2018

Thailand: Children in construction industry suffer abuse, lack of healthcare & education; women are paid less, exposed to safety risks says UN

Author: Thomson Reuters Foundation, Bangkok Post

"Migrant construction workers' children exposed to violence: UN", 29 March 2018...

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25 March 2018

Thailand: Academics wants paraquat herbicide banned; study shows chemical has adverse effect on pregnant women & infants

Author: Pratch Rujivanarom, The Nation

"Academics call for ban on use of paraquat herbicide", 22 March 2018...

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15 February 2018

Kenya: Goldman Prize-winning activist leads lawsuit against lead smelting factory that allegedly caused lead poisoning

Phyllis Omido is leading a landmark class action demanding a clean-up and compensation from a lead-smelting factory accused of poisoning local residents - including her own son. She has in the past been threatened by thugs, arrested by police and...

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5 February 2018
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Author: La voz de Honduras (Honduras)

“Sector maquilero invertirá en la construcción de entre 250 a 500 guarderías en el 2018”, 29 de enero de 2018...

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29 January 2018
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Author: El Sol de México (México)

“Abuso de pesticidas, genera enfermedades en Chiapas”, 16 de enero de 2018...

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11 January 2018

Women in electronics factories in Southeast Asia earn less, experience more threats & have higher exposure to health risks than male employees

Author: Laura Villadiego, Equal Times

"The gender gap in the electronics factories: women exposed to chemicals and lower pay", 22 December 2017...

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