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19 April 2018

Sri Lanka: Recruitment agencies allegedly force female domestic workers to take contraceptives to secure work in the Gulf

Author: Sophie Cousins, The Guardian

"Recruiters order Sri Lankan women to take birth control before working in Gulf", 6 April 2018...

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18 April 2018

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

Author: ABC (Australia)

14 April 2018...

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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

Peru: Cusco communities allege beatings, violence by the police during opposition to Glencore’s road project

Alto Huarca local communities alleged that eight Glencore staff and the police evicted families in order to create space to build a road for Glencore’s Antapaccay mining project.  During the eviction, women and elders faced repression and beatings. ...

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Company response
16 April 2018
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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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Article
11 April 2018

India: Supreme court to provide day-care facilities for its staff, after years of requests

Author: Anuradha Nagaraj, Editor: Jared Ferrie, Thomas Reuters Foundation, India

India's top court to provide daycare facilities, after years of requests, 12 April, 2018...

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Company response
11 April 2018

Response by Glencore

Author: Glencore

…Glencore has had a presence in Peru since 2002 and since that time, we have worked closely with our host communities to maximise the benefits of our activities and minimise or avoid potential negative impacts....

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11 April 2018
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Author: Aurélia Abdelbost, Libération

« Inégalités salariales entre femmes et hommes : les entreprises britanniques au rapport », 5 avril 2018...

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8 April 2018

Jordan: Labour exploitation in the agricultural sector "widespread and severe", says trade union

Author: Sawsan Tabazah, The Jordan Times

"'Agricultural sector ailed by more than financial troubles’", 7 April 2018...

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