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2 July 2020

COVID-19 fallout leaves women workers especially vulnerable & risks regression in workplace gender equality, says ILO

Author: Larry Elliott, The Guardian

“Progress on gender equality at risk from COVID-19 jobs crisis, says ILO”, 30 June 2020...

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29 June 2020

Nestlé's KitKat drops Fairtrade commitment, set to impact 27,000 cocoa & sugar farmers in Ivory Coast, Fiji & Malawi

On 23 June 2020, Nestlé's KitKat was criticised for dropping its long-standing Fairtrade certification on chocolate bars in the UK and Ireland. The move was described as "profoundly disappointing". There are mounting fears that 27,000 small-scale coco...

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18 June 2020

Civil society urges African Union to address structural inequalities & impacts on women in COVID-19 response

Author: African Feminism; 300+ civil society signatories

 “African feminist post-COVID-19 economic recovery statement - [joint letter to African Union Special Envoys]”, June 2020...

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11 June 2020

UNICEF & NBIM urge integration of child rights in garment & footwear companies' responsible sourcing programmes

Author: UNICEF & Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)

“Children’s rights in the garment and footwear supply chain: A practical tool for integrating rights into responsible sourcing framework”, June 2020...

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9 June 2020

Colombia: More flexible rules to stay at home and reactivate economy puts at risk the healthcare system

Author: Colombia Reports

“Colombia’s stay at home order reactivating almost entire economy in force until end of June” – 29 may 2020...

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9 June 2020

Oman: Indian nurses choose between low wages, long hours & insufficient PPE or job cuts & worsening bank loans

Author: Rejimon Kuttappan, The Lede

"Angels in Distress: Indian nurses in Gulf work under exploitative conditions," 6 Jun 2020...

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6 June 2020

Nepal: Frontline healthcare workers have not received allowances four months after govt promise for extra compensation

Author: Arjun Poudel, The Kathmandu Post

"Health workers deployed at Covid-19 frontline deprived of their allowances", 7 June 2020...

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31 May 2020

Singapore: Exorbitant recruitment fees, low wages & poor access to health care worry migrant workers; better govt. oversight urged

Author: Ken Kwek, South China Morning Post

"Singapore NGOs call for rethink of migrant workers' salaries, health care and recruitment fees", 31 May 2020...

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29 May 2020

Europe: Women’s Link Worldwide, Amnesty & IPPF outline measures to protect rights of women & girls during & after COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Women’s Link Worldwide, Amnesty International & International Planned Parenthood Federation

“Europe: Millions of women and girls facing increasing discrimination, insecurity and violence amidst COVID-19”, 26 May 2020...

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29 May 2020

Short & long-term impacts of COVID-19 on garment supply chain workers should be mitigated by the big brands, says AFWA report

Author: Asia Floor Wage Alliance

“The emperor has no clothes: Garment supply chains in the time of pandemic -Issue: II”, May 2020...

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