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12 April 2016

RightingFinance launches series of advocacy tools on tax policy & human rights

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Article
27 July 2015

The Business of Women’s Human Rights

Author: International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific

"The Business of Women’s Human Rights", 2014...

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27 July 2015

Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum: “Gender equality"

Author: Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum

Women represent an important group of potential employees for multi-national corporations (MNCs) who choose to expand their operations in emerging markets. Yet, businesses are often faced with a dilemma when operating in countries where women and...

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Article
6 July 2015

Toolkit for addressing security & human rights challenges in complex environments

Author: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) & Intl. Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have just published the second edition of the Addressing security and human rights challenges in complex environments Toolkit....

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1 January 2014

The business of women's human rights

Author: Amy Lynne Lockler and Kathryn Dovey, International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific

International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (“IWRAW-AP”) held a Consultation on Migration/Trafficking: Exploring Engagement with Non-state Actors using the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)...

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Article
6 August 2013

[PDF] Advance Unedited Version: Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises [on indigenous peoples]

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

This report explores the challenges faced in addressing adverse impacts of business-related activities on the rights of indigenous peoples through the lens of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The focus is how the...

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Article
18 June 2013

[PDF] Employment & Recruitment Agencies Sector Guide on Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Shift, Institute for Human Rights and Business, for the European Commission

This Guide applies the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights...to the specific context of employment and recruitment...agencies. Recognising that each company is different, it is intended to help E&R agencies “translate” respect for...

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Article
1 March 2013

Company Mechanisms for Addressing Human Rights Complaints

Author: CSR Europe

This report...is based on the information gathered in the framework of CSR Europe’s Collaborative Project on Sustainable Supply Chains, Business & Human Rights. The project...aimed to enhance joint learning on the business implications of the UN...

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Article
1 January 2012

Women's Empowerment Principles

The Women's Empowerment Principles are a set of Principles for business offering guidance on how to empower women in the workplace...They are the result of a collaboration between the... [UN] Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.....

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31 December 2011

[PDF] Women’s Empowerment Principles, the UN Global Compact and the Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights - Explanatory Note

Author: UN Global Compact, Women's Empowerment Principles

This brief explanatory note explains the relationship between the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), the UN Global Compact and the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. In a nutshell, the UN Global Compact focuses on corporate...

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  • Related in-depth areas: Women