Business human rights responsibility for refugees & migrant workers: Turning policies into practice in the Middle East
Author: Samentha Goethals, Joseph Bardwell, Mariam Bhacker, & Bahaa Ezzelarab, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Business & Human Rights Journal
...Our focus in this piece is to consider how companies have been implementing their human rights responsibility to address the risks and challenges faced by refugees and migrant workers in the Middle East, a region that is currently experiencing...
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Author: LC Waikiki
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Institute for Global Labour & Human Rights reported slave like conditions at Jean Plus Limited. IGLHR reported that over 1,000 workers, mostly young women, are routinely beaten and forced to toil 94 to 101 hours, seven days a week. It also alleged...