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15 March 2013
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Author: Commission européenne

[Participants : Alexandra Guaqueta, Groupe de travail des Nations Unies sur les entreprises & les droits de l'homme; Costas Andropoulos, Commission européenne; Marek Jurkiewicz, StartPeople; Jean-Marc Barki, Sealock; Marjanka Veljanovska, Farmahem;...

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1 March 2013

[PDF] De-mystifying Human Rights for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Author: European Commission

There is a baseline expectation on all enterprises, regardless of size, location and type of business, to take steps to make sure they respect human rights. But the concept and language of human rights...

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2 April 2012

Gender gap: Women still earning less than male counterparts [Southeast Europe]

Author: Ivana Jovanovic, Southeast European Times

Salary inequality between men and women [in Southeast Europe] is common. Although women and men are equal in the eyes of the law, they are not paid equally, largely due to a series of factors including stereotypes, unequal access to education, and...

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30 September 2011

India, Bangladesh & the Philippines lead the world in number of products made by child labourers according to US Dept. of Labor report

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30 September 2011

[PDF] U.S. Department of Labor's 2010 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

Author: US Dept. of Labor

This report contains information on the worst forms of child labor and efforts to eliminate this exploitation in 125 independent countries and a summary report on 19 nonindependent countries and territories...The report focuses exclusively on the...

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1 December 2010

Macedonia watchdog issues toxic toys warning

Author: Sinisa Jakov Marusic, BalkanInsight

A Macedonian NGO is warning that tests...on randomly selected toys being sold in the country have uncovered worrying results. "Our country is practically a dump for hazardous toys," Natasa Dokovska...Journalists for Children and Women’s Rights...said....

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12 November 2010
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Author: Romain Mielcarek, Actu Défense [France]

[L]’industrie de la sécurité privée s’est dotée d’un code de bonne conduite. Signé…par une soixantaine de compagnies, il devrait permettre d’améliorer les pratiques des sociétés militaires privées (SMP). Les professionnels ont très largement participé...

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9 June 2010

Macedonia town raises funds for lawsuit against state

Author: Balkan Investigative Reporting Network

...Macedonian town of Veles has been raising funds for its lawsuit against the state, which it claims turned a blind eye to pollution from a lead and zinc smelter that operated for 30 years on the outskirts of the town. Thousands of Veles residents...

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28 October 2009

[PDF] Meeting Report: WHO and StaR Child Health: Use of Standards in Paediatric Clinical Trials in Developing Countries

Author: World Health Organization (WHO), StaR Child Health

In a…meeting in Amsterdam…different aspects of…child health trials in developing countries were discussed. The quality of pediatric clinical trials in low and middle income countries…should be improved…There are question about how to give appropriate...

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12 September 2009

Workplace Bullying Chronic in Macedonia

Author: Ljubica Grozdanovska Dimishkovska, Business Week

...In Macedonia, ...[a]ccording to a survey conducted by a local organization...out of 1,100 employees... working in Skopje, some 77 percent have experienced mental or sexual harassment in the workplace...Bekir Shaini, president of the Skopje court...

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