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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)

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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)

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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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14 August 2017

UK: Businesses & social enterprises are hiring refugees to help them better integrate

Author: Suzanne Bearne (The Guardian)

"Hiring refugees: 'We have an amazing wealth of talent on our hands'", 11 August 2017...

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27 July 2017

Eastern Africa: HIVOS says sexual harassment in flower sector '"prevalent" but "widely unacknowledged"; launches initiative on model sexual harassment policy for sector

Author: HIVOS

"Stop Sexual Harassment Project: A Model Sexual Harassment Policy for the Flower Sector in Eastern Africa"...

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7 July 2017

Uganda: Brief on state's human rights obligations in the context of business activities

Author: Initiative for Social & Economic Rights (Uganda)

"Economic and Social Rights Advocacy Brief: The State Obligation to Respect, Protect and Fulfil Economic Social and Cultural Rights in the Context of Business Activities"...

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10 June 2017

Afriflora's response documentary allegation human rights abuses in its Ethiopia operations

Author: Afriflora Sher (The Netherlands)

"Reaction to Broadcast by Zembla: Statement on Behalf of the Employees and Management of Sher Ethiopia"...

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10 June 2017

Documentary alleging human rights abuses in Afriflora's operations in Ethiopia

Author: Zembla (The Netherlands)

"Dutch Roses from Ethiopia"...

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10 June 2017

Ethiopia: Documentary claims Afriflora Sher operations abusing human rights including denial of access to water; company denies allegations

A video documentary by Zembla claims that Afriflora Sher's flower farm in Ethiopia in involved in human rights abuses including denial of access to water and labour-related violations such as failure to pay workers a living wage. The company has...

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