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23 November 2000

Adidas Attacked for Asian 'Sweatshops'

Author: Andrew Osborn, Guardian Unlimited

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1 November 2000

Workshop on Occupational Health and Safety in the Mekong Region

Author: Asia Monitor Resource Center

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6 July 2000

The Inspector Calls

Author: Joanna Slater, Far Eastern Economic Review

Working conditions in Asian factories is a hot issue. Mattel has a proactive approach

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Article
5 May 2000

ASEAN for Protecting Indigenous/Traditional Knowledge

Author: Chakravarthi Raghavan, Third World Network

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Article
25 April 2000

Sweatshops Behind the Swoosh

Author: authored by seven non-governmental organisations

A report on recent investigations of working conditions in Nike contractor plants in Asia

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  • Related companies: Nike
Article
1 January 2000

Regional Study on Human Development and Human Rights - Central Asia

Author: Martha Olcott

UNDP Human Development Report 2000: Human Rights and Human Development Background Papers

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Article
2 December 1999

East-West Divide: Should the World Trade Organization be in charge of enforcing global labour standards?

Author: Shada Islam, Far Eastern Economic Review

Many developing countries in Asia say labour issues are none of the WTO's business, but Western governments want to free toiling children and improve workers' treatment

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Article
1 November 1999

A case in point: Nike

Author: Christopher Avery

Chapter 5 of "Business and Human Rights in a Time of Change"

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  • Related companies: Nike
Article
1 November 1999

Advance of the biotech giants

Author: Down to Earth Newsletter

Farmers' groups and NGOs supporting them in south-east Asia are concerned that a second Green Revolution is gathering pace, fuelled by advances in genetic engineering. These developments involve close collaboration between international and national...

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5 October 1999

Nike's response to the open letter

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