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9 December 2019

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper looks at examples of business-related human rights abuse and factors facilitating access to remedy

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Article
5 December 2019

Cambodia: 21 NGOs renew call for govt. to address gender-based violence at work

Author: Chheng Niem, The Phnom Penh Post

"NGOs renew call on gender-based violence at work", 2 December 2019...

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Article
4 December 2019

Amnesty Intl. issues recommendations to States on steps to protect human rights at COP25

Author: Amnesty International

As parties to the 25th Conference of the Parties of the United National Framework Convention on Climate Change prepare to gather in Madrid between 2-13 December 2019, Amnesty International is calling on them to take the bold cooperative measures tha...

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2 December 2019

Women Human Rights Defenders day: Amnesty Int'l calls on businesses to adopt zero-tolerance policy on violence against women defenders

Author: Amnesty International

"Challenging power, fighting discrimination: A call to action to recognise and protect women human rights defenders", 29 Nov 2019...

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25 November 2019

New report: "Navigating the Future of Business and Human Rights - Good Practice Examples"

Author: United Nations Global Compact

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights outline the corporate responsibility to respect human rights, including in supply chains, and to provide effective remedy to victims of business-related human rights abuses. These expectations ...

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22 November 2019

Report provides good practice guidance for gender-responsive implementation of extractive projects

The Danish Institute for Human Rights released a report which analyses gender issues that arise during extractive project implementation, and provides good practice guidance and case studies to conduct gender-responsive due diligence. This story also...

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22 November 2019
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Author: Marie Verdier, La Croix

« La servitude des Tunisiennes des champs », 14 novembre 2019...

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Report
20 November 2019

Report calls on IMF to integrate gendered perspective on policies implemented in Egypt, Jordan & Tunisia

Author: Nabil Abdo, Oxfam

"The Gendered Impact of IMF Policies in MENA: The case of Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia" 8 October 2019...

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19 November 2019

India: Women workers will be allowed to work night shifts in Karnataka state, govt says it will provide adequate safety measures

Author: Sharan Poovanna, Live Mint

"Karnataka govt allows women to work in night shift in factories", 20 November 2019...

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13 November 2019

Tanzania: Moyo Gemstones' initiative to ensure female gemstone miners get a fair share of profit

Author: Megan McEarchern, The Sunday Post

"Miner miracle: Scots jeweller joins global fight to end unethical trade in gems from Africa"...

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