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9 July 2014

NGO report links privatisation of education to gender discrimination

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9 July 2014

US conflict minerals law brings improvements in Dem. Rep. Congo despite slow response by firms

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9 July 2014

USA: California residents say transport by Valero of crude oil through towns would threaten safety - Valero responds

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9 July 2014

Egypt: Environment Ministry in talks with Microsoft to develop system for monitoring violations

Author: Mada Masr (Egypt)

Enviro Ministry in talks with Microsoft to develop monitoring system...

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9 July 2014

10 firms decline to take action on trafficking risks, under California Transparency in Supply Chains Act

Four of those firms respond to the concerns - among which Johnson Matthey refers to the fact that its North America business does have a specific policy on human trafficking and slavery....

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9 July 2014

Brazil: World Cup stadium builder OAS added, then removed from slave labour "dirty list"

Author: Thomson Reuters Foundation

"World Cup stadium builder added to Brazil's slave labour 'dirty list'", 4 July 2014...

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9 July 2014

Media Council of Kenya & UNDP training to enhance access to information on extractive industry

Author: Samuel Kamau Mbote, in Oil in Kenya 9 July 2014

"Media Council of Kenya to start training journalist on extractives sector"...

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9 July 2014

MiningWatch & RAID reiterate objection to legal waivers & other concerns in African Barrick Gold’s grievance mechanism

Author: MiningWatch Canada & Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID)

“African Barrick’s non-judicial grievance mechanisms at North Mara, Tanzania”, 22 April 2014...

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9 July 2014

UK: Christian bakery may face legal action over refusal to make cake with slogan supporting gay marriage; includes company statement

Author: BBC

"Ashers Baking Company: 'Gay cake' row could end up in court", 8 Jul 2014...

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9 July 2014

UK: Parliament calls for written evidence on Modern Slavery Bill

Author: House of Commons Public Bill Committee

Do you have relevant expertise and experience or a special interest in the Government’s Modern Slavery Bill? If so, you can submit your views in writing to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee which is going to consider this Bill...The Bill…has...

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