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29 May 2019

Progress on child labour flatlining in world’s manufacturing hubs, according to 2019 Child Labour Index

Author: Verisk Maplecroft

Despite high levels of economic growth and improvements on poverty and education, progress on child labour has stalled in the manufacturing countries most entwined with global supply chains... [O]ur latest annual Child Labour Index... shows that...

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29 May 2019

Paper takes stock of EU progress on business & human rights since 2011

Author: European Commission

"Corporate Social Responsibility, Responsible Business Conduct, and Business & Human Rights - Overview of Progress", March 2019...

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26 May 2019

Myanmar: Lack of industry regulation puts informal ruby miners' lives at risk

Author: AFP, The Asean Post

"Myanmar gem hunters risk lives for quick profit", 25 May 2019...

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Article
25 May 2019

Myanmar: Govt. will impose moratorium on jade mining in Hpakant due to accidents

Author: Htoo Thant, Myanmar Times

"Govt plans three-month mining moratorium in disaster-prone Hpakant", 22 May 2019 The government will declare a three-month moratorium on jade mining in Hpakant township, Kachin State, during the rainy season from July to August amid concerns about ac...

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18 May 2019

Myanmar: Twitter suspends account of top military general over hate speech

Author: Paul Eckert, Radio Free Asia

"Twitter Suspends Account of Top Myanmar General Over Hate Speech", 16 May 2019...

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9 May 2019
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Author: Human Rights Watch

"Geschäftspraktiken von Modemarken befeuern Menschenrechtsverletzungen", 24. April 2019...

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29 April 2019

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges states to adopt "smart mix" of measures to regulate new technologies to address human rights impacts

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

"'Smart mix' of measures needed to regulate new technologies - Bachelet," 24 April 2019...

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28 April 2019

Myanmar: 54 jade miners feared dead in landslide; locals blame disaster on companies' disregard of laws

Author: Elizabeth Janmar,Ye Kaung Myint Maung, & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia

"54 Jade Miners Feared Dead in Landslide in Myanmar's Hpakant", 24 April 2019...

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Report
24 April 2019

Report: Apparel brands' purchasing practices are driving labour abuses in garment factories

Author: Human Rights Watch

""Paying for a Bus Ticket and Expecting to Fly": How Apparel Brand Purchasing Practices Drive Labor Abuses", 23 April 2019...

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Article
14 April 2019

Myanmar: French oil company Total says contract disclosure good for business, generates consensus

Author: Sebastian Sahla, Myanmar Times

"Contract disclosure good for business in Myanmar, Total says ...[C]ontracts....set out many of the most important terms under which investors operate, potentially including tax rates, environmental commitments and social obligations. In Myanmar, cont...

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