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10 July 2020

Report voices concern that gendered impacts of & responses to COVID-19 are being neglected

Author: Gender & Development Network (GADN)

“COVID-19: A feminist response to a global pandemic”, June 2020...

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Article
28 June 2020

Thailand: Ministry of Justice refuses compensation to human trafficking survivor claiming victim entered the country illegally

Author: Human Rights and Development Foundation

"Ministry of Justice refuses to compensate an injured person who is a survivor of human trafficking and rape, claiming the girl voluntarily entered Thailand illegally", 24 June 2020...

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15 June 2020

Uruguay: Country becomes the first nation to ratify the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention

Author: International Labor Organization

‘Uruguay first to ratify ILO Violence and Harassment Convention’ 12 June 2020...

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15 June 2020
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Author: Jeff Murphy Barès, Deutsche Welle (Allemagne)

"Plus d'un enfant sur deux sont obligés de travailler en Centrafrique", 12 juin 2020...

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Article
4 June 2020

Spain: Labour shortages following COVID-19 border closures expose Moroccan women working on fruit farms to new forms of exploitation

Author: Harriet Grant, The Guardian

“Women picking fruit for UK supermarkets ‘facing new forms of exploitation’”, 03 June 2020...

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Article
21 May 2020

Spain: Moroccan female migrant workers on strawberry farms allegedly face sexual abuse

Author: Kristen Gianaris, Morocco World News

"Moroccan Female Workers in Spain Live Ongoing Strawberry Field Nightmare", 14 May 2020...

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Article
19 May 2020

Intl. coalition of labour unions files complaint against McDonald's at OECD over 'systemic sexual harassment' of employees worldwide

Author: Anna Jean Kaiser, The Guardian

"McDonald's accused over 'systemic sexual harassment' of employees worldwide", 18 May 2020...

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Article
19 May 2020

UK: NGOs request Supreme Court to hear case against African Minerals for complicity in human rights abuse at mine in Sierra Leone

Author: RAID & CORE

"Rights Groups Request UK Supreme Court to Hear Case On Corporate Abuses" 18 May 2020...

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Article
17 May 2020

Commentary: Covid-19-related border closures do not not stop trafficking; exploitation of vulnerable workers increases

Author: Erin Anderson, DevPolicy

"Closing borders will not stop human trafficking in ASEAN," 12 May 2020...

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4 May 2020

USA: Judge denies Facebook's efforts to dismiss lawsuit for allegedly permitting sex traffickers to recruit through its platforms

Author: Gabrielle Banks, Houston Chronicle (USA)

"Lawsuits over Facebook allowing pimps to recruit online may go forward, Texas appeals court says", 29 Apr 2020...

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