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25 July 2003

Malaysia pesticide ban could be reversed

Author: Baradan Kuppusamy, Inter Press Service, in Asia Times

...the battle to ban paraquat is far from over. Since the government decision was made, plantation companies and agro-chemical giants such as Syngenta have launched a campaign to get the ban reversed...The government had banned paraquat, classified...

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4 April 2003

Environmental Pollutants & Reproductive Health

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4 April 2003

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Author: Australian Human Rights & Equal Opportunities Commission

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1 January 2003

Cooperation and Conflict

Author: Carolina Quinteros, Director, Independent Monitoring Group of El Salvador, in Human Rights Dialogue 2.9 (Spring 2003):

While this transnational coordination has often been effective in achieving higher labor standards and curtailing human rights violations in maquila factories or factories in free trade zones, it is frequently complicated by competing motivations and...

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5 July 2002

South Africa 'must provide Aids drug'

Author: BBC News

South Africa's constitutional court has ordered the government to provide a key anti-Aids drug at all public hospitals. The drug helps prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-Aids.

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15 April 2002

Employers must assess workplace risks to pregnant women, EAT rules [UK]

Author: Equal Opportunities Commission [UK]

The failure of a nursing home to carry out an assessment of the risk posed by working conditions for new or expectant mothers was sex discrimination, according to a recent decision made by the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

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8 April 2002

HIV/AIDS: Highest South African Court Orders Drug Provision

Author: UN Wire

In what the London Independent reports is the end of a long legal battle, the highest court in South Africa last week ordered the government of President Thabo Mbeki to provide the HIV/AIDS drug nevirapine in state hospitals to pregnant women with HIV.

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5 April 2002

HIV/AIDS: Highest South African Court Orders Drug Provision

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5 April 2002

Mandela attacks Mbeki's failure to recognise nation's Aids crisis [South Africa]

Author: Karen MacGregor, Independent [UK]

...The latest Tac court victory is a crucial one, because it obliges the government to act on earlier rulings that, among other things, it has a constitutional obligation to try to save children's lives. South Africa's Bill of Rights assures socio...

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