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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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Author: Yann Rousseau, Les Echos (France)
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Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)
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Author: U.S. Department of State
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Global Network Initiative report details human rights impacts of internet shutdowns & recommends involving businesses in advocacy against disruptions
Author: Jan Rydzak, Global Network Initiative
Since 2011, network disruptions and large-scale network shutdowns have become a widespread tool of information control. Governments in at least four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America) have shut down connectivity or social media... ...
North Korea: Kim regime dispatches citizens abroad to work in forced labour conditions and under heavy surveillance, says report
Author: Jason Arterburn, C4ADS
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US Govt. departments issue advisory on sanctions: Risks for Businesses with Supply Chain Links to North Korea
Author: U.S. Department of State
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