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15 May 2018
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Author: Servindi (Perú)

“Mundo: El turismo contamina más de lo esperado”, 9 de mayo de 2018...

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13 February 2017
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Author: Tory Oliveira, Carta Capital (Brazil)

“Em Salvador, um caso de racismo no dia de Iemanjá-Três mulheres negras foram expulsas de "festa VIP" em homenagem à entidade de matriz africana por "destoarem" dos demais convidados”, 10 de fevereiro...

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25 April 2011

European firms seize on Suu Kyi release to hunt profit in Burma

Author: Andrew Buncombe & Joseph Allchin, Independent [UK]

...Swarovski was among two dozen European companies that recently visited Burma on a controversial business trip...[The Austrian] embassy said [it] was an "economic fact-finding trip" and involved no contact with Burmese government officials...EU...

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23 August 2009

Religious items produced by child slaves [Australia]

Author: Paul Dobbyn, The Catholic Leader

Catholics need to look carefully at the origins of religious items they buy to ensure they are not the products of child slave labour, a Brisbane religious sister has warned. The...National Council of Churches in Australia (NCCA)...pledge[d] its...

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1 February 2009

USA: Human Rights Campaign finds growing number of businesses protecting transgender rights

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1 February 2009

[PDF] The State of the Workplace for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans - 2007-2008

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

This ninth installment of The State of the Workplace report shows that job protections and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees have surged in recent years, at large businesses and other private employers such as law firms and...

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1 September 2008

USA: Corporate Equality Index ranks 583 firms on treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender employees, consumers, investors

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31 August 2008

[PDF] [full report] Corporate Equality Index - A Report Card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Several industries saw improvement in both the average rating and the number of top-rated businesses: airlines; computer hardware and office equipment; food, beverages and groceries; insurance; law firms; and, retail and consumer products... Of the 35...

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1 April 2008

Sweatshop goods banned from Games [Canada]

Author: Rod Mickleburgh, Globe and Mail

[O]rganizers of the 2010 Winter Games are taking steps to ensure that official 2010 merchandise is not produced in factory sweatshops. All suppliers of licensed VANOC [Vancouver Organizing Committee] products, including the popular plush mascots,...

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11 March 2008

Who's Buying Burma's Gems

Author: Danna Harman, Christian Science Monitor

Over the past five days, jade, rubies, sapphires, and close to $150 million have passed hands here, according to the Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd., the consortium that dominates Burma's gemstone trade and is owned by the defense ministry and...

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