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28 May 2020

How Covid-19 pandemic has impacted women working in flower farms

Author: Caroline Wahome, Hivos

"A sector worth billions whose employees now lack food and jobs"...

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28 May 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on women workers in the horticulture sector in Kenya

Author: Hivos

"Impact of Covid-19 on women workers in the horticulture sector in Kenya"...

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27 May 2020

Kenya: Study on how Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted women working in the horticultural sector

Hivos recently conducted an assessment to establish the impact of Covid-19 on women workers in the horticulture sector. The study reveals that women have been disproportionately impacted, now doing more work for less. A majority of workers interviewed...

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5 May 2020
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Author: El Comercio (Perú)

“Coronavirus Perú: Minagri autoriza la producción, venta y distribución de flores durante el estado de emergencia” – 4 de mayo de 2020...

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1 April 2020

Kenya: Dutch flower growers allegedly using tax havens to avoid taxation; includes Oserian's comments

Author: Romy van der Burgh & Linda van der Pol, The Elephant (Kenya)

"Unfair Trade: How Dutch Rose Growers Avoid Paying Taxes in Kenya"...

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Article
28 January 2020

US govt. efforts to advance business & human rights in 2019 incl. actions to combat trafficking & labour abuse in global supply chains

Author: US Department of State

The U.S. government is committed to supporting the voluntary efforts of businesses to advance human rights and protecting against human rights abuses [including]... ...

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13 August 2018

Kenya: Flower farm workers allegedly earn below living wage, live in poor conditions & some women sexually harassed; industry association responds

Author: Patrick Kibet & Antony Gitonga, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Why Kenyan flower farms is no bed of roses”...

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Article
8 February 2018

UK: Police raid flower farm suspected of enslaving 200 migrants in one of largest crackdowns on modern slave trade

Author: Kieran Guilbert, Thompson Reuters Foundation

Police arrested three men on Thursday suspected of enslaving 200 migrants on a British flower farm in what officials called one of their largest crackdowns on the modern slave trade....

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27 December 2017
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Author: Comunica RSE (Argentina)

“El comercio justo podría ayudar a América Latina a alcanzar los ODS”, 27 de diciembre de 2017...

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14 September 2017

Modern slavery in the Americas: From here to elimination (Mary Robinson Speaker Series, NY, 18 Sept)

The 8th annual event in the Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights in New York City will be held on 18 September 2017 at the Roosevelt House. The event will shine a spotlight on the reality of workers’ rights in the Americas and...

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