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Artigo
2 May 2009
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Autor: Naren Karunakaran, Outlook Business [India]

“I was the one who was against caste profiling and kept it at bay in the group for decades,” confesses Irani [Director, Tata Sons], who also heads the council for affirmative action of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). But in finally doing so...

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6 April 2009
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Autor: Mari Marcel Thekaekara, Guardian [UK]

Although the Indian constitution banned untouchability sixty years ago, even today dalits are forbidden...from doing anything other than low menial jobs...To break this centuries old taboo, we decided to start a coffee shop...So in February 2009, we...

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1 September 2008
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Autor: Intl. Dalit Solidarity Network, Danish Institute for Human Rights

The Dalit Discrimination Check is a tool developed specifically to help companies prevent discrimination and exploitation of Dalits in their Indian operations and suppliers. The tool is designed as a comprehensive checklist consisting of self-guided...

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5 April 2008
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Autor: Billy Briggs, Sunday Herald [UK]

This is child labour in a stone quarry in Nepal...Marshalls PLC…said that large sections of the gardening and construction industry were turning a blind eye to the use of child labour in quarries in order to maximise profits. "We want the industry to...

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19 February 2008
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Autor: Human Rights Watch, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) at New York University School of Law

[refers to DynCorp, AngloGold Ashanti, Enron, Wal-Mart, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! (part of e-Bay), Skype]

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História
19 February 2008
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Artigo
14 October 2006
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Autor: Indian People's Tribunal on Environment & Human Rights

An eight member multidisciplinary panel of the Indian People’s Tribunal headed by Justice S. N. Bhargava (Former Chief Justice Sikkim High Court) enquired into alleged human rights and environment violations created by a bauxite-mining project proposed...

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História
1 August 2005
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Artigo
1 August 2005
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Autor: Nostromo Research & India Resource Center

[also refers to Bharat Aluminum Company (BALCO), Madras Aluminium Company (MALCO), Vedanta Alumina, Hindustan Zinc (all part of Vedanta Resources); Sterlite Industries (major shareholder of Vedanta Resources), Twin Star Holdings, Volcan Investments,...

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22 July 2005
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Autor: Anand Giridharadas, International Herald Tribune

The villagers abandoned those wells [in their backyards] after Coca-Cola built a factory in this district in Kerala in 2000, sucking groundwater from beneath the villagers' feet and converting it into soft drinks and bottled water. In the process,...

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