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10 February 2020

Brazil: Gender violence & discrimination in garment factories is widespread, study finds

Author: Tula Connell, Equal Times

“Gender violence study in Brazilian garment factory provides a ‘wake up call to action’”, 3 February 2020...

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6 February 2020
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Author: AFP

« Sanofi mis en examen dans le scandale de la Dépakine », 4 février 2020...

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3 February 2020

Kenya: Proposed law to compel public transport operators to designate special seats for expectant mothers, infants, persons with physical disabilities & elderly

Author: John Mutua, Business Daily (Kenya)

"City Hall seeks special PSV seats for pregnant mothers"...

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3 February 2020

Uganda: Doctors using artificial intelligence to reduce maternal mortality

Author: Nita Bhalla, Thomas Reuters Foundation

"Ugandan medics deploy AI to stop women dying after childbirth", 31 January 2020...

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13 January 2020

Kenya: How private security firms exploit workers despite making millions; including allegedly lobbying against proposed pay hike

Author: Paul Wafula, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Security firms bank billions as guards earn peanuts"...

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5 January 2020

Cambodia: Another deadly collapse of an under-construction building in Kep province kills at least 25 and leaves 23 workers injured

Author: Chanthol Prak, Reuters

"Death toll rises to 24 in Cambodia building collapse, some still trapped", 5 January 2020...

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5 January 2020

Cambodia: Interior Minister blames sub-standard construction for a deadly collapse of a building in Kep; while police detain and question construction owners

Author: Dara Voun, The Phnom Penh Post

"Sub-standard construction blamed for Kep building collapse as two more survivors found", 4 January 2020...

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23 October 2019

UK: Labour demands Prime Minister terminate government contracts with Amazon following findings on warehouse health & safety

Author: Matthew Young, The Mirror

"PM urged to act over ‘modern slavery’ in Amazon warehouses uncovered by Mirror", 22 October 2019...

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21 October 2019

Bangladesh: Study shows female garment workers are being deprived of maternity leave and childcare rights

Author: New Age Bangladesh

"Female RMG workers in Bangladesh deprived of maternity benefits: study" 20 October 2019...

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21 October 2019

UK: Workers report neglect of staff wellbeing at Amazon warehouse, including pressure on pregnant women to meet targets & staff falling asleep in toilet cubicles

Author: Matthew Young, The Mirror

"Amazon warehouse staff 'treated like slaves with 10-hour shifts and short breaks' ", 20 October 2019...

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