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24 March 2020

CSOs call on govt's, brands & suppliers to urgently mitigate health & economic impacts on 60 million garment workers bearing brunt of COVID-19 crisis

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, millions of garment workers in fashion supply chains have borne the brunt of the impacts of the crisis. Garment factories in producing countries have reduced or ceased altogether operations as a result of raw materials...

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24 March 2020

Major apparel brands delay & cancel orders in response to pandemic, risking livelihoods of millions of garment workers in their supply chains

Major apparel brands and retailers are cancelling or postponing orders as the COVID-19 pandemic forces store closures in Europe and the United States, risking the livelihoods of millions of garment workers in their supply chains. As it is standard...

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17 March 2020

Labour groups call on brands to take urgent steps to minimise impact of COVID-19 on garment workers' health & livelihoods

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign, Worker Rights Consortium, International Labor Rights Forum, Maquila Solidarity Network

"Brands must urgently take steps to minimise impact of the coronavirus on garment workers' health and livelihoods", 17 March 2020...

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16 March 2020

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Specialist Construction employees stranded with no wages or visas

In March 2020, the Ahmedabad Mirror reported on a case of over 60 migrant workers from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka who were stranded in Saudi Arabia having been "deserted" by their employer, Saudi Specialist Construction Ltd. (registered...

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14 March 2020

Sri Lanka: Asian Development Bank provides funds to assist in prevention and response of potential COVID-19 outbreak

Author: Modern Diplomacy

"ADB Provides Assistance to Combat COVID-19 in Sri Lanka", 15 March 2020...

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9 March 2020

Sri Lanka: 50+ garment factories threaten temporary closure

Author: Ravi Ladduwahetty, Daily News

"Coronavirus takes heavy toll on apparel industry", 2 March 2020...

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29 February 2020

South Asian lawmakers and civil society call for ratification of ILO Convention 189 to protect migrant domestic workers

Author: Rasika Somarathna, Daily News

Call to ratify ILO Domestic Workers’ Convention, 2 March 2020...

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12 December 2019

Sri Lanka: Massive infrastructure projects bankrolled by China cause concerns for human, environmental rights

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12 December 2019

Sri Lanka: Massive infrastructure projects bankrolled by China cause concerns for human, environmental rights

Author: Lauren Frayer, NPR

At Sri Lanka's southern tip...Less than 2 miles down the coast, towering blue-and-white cranes dwarf the lighthouse, as does a contemporary glass and stucco office building — the Chinese headquarters of a sprawling new port complex......

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11 December 2019
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