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20 February 2020

India: Reports reveal women garment workers trapped in hostels, physically abused & sexually harassed

Author: Kavita Krishnan, The Print

“Phones seized, abused, hit: What women in Karnataka & Tamil Nadu’s garment factories endure”, 18 February 2020...

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18 February 2020

Zimbabwe: Women still exploited and unsafe in the small scale mining industry

Author: Gibson Mhaka, Chronicle (Zimbabwe)

‘Gender inequality, health and safety of women in small-scale mining’ 18 February 2020...

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10 February 2020

Brazil: Gender violence & discrimination in garment factories is widespread, study finds

Author: Tula Connell, Equal Times

“Gender violence study in Brazilian garment factory provides a ‘wake up call to action’”, 3 February 2020...

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30 January 2020

Kenya: Court orders Chandarana Supermarket to compensate former employee for sexual harassment claims

Author: Maureen Kakah, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Chandarana Supermarket to pay Sh1m over sexual harassment", 29 January 2020...

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27 January 2020

USA: Boards should increase accountability for sexual harassment, says lawyer

Author: Julie Goldsmith Reiser, Financial Times

"Boards must be held accountable for sexual harassment scandals," 1 Jan 2020 [Subscription required]...

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22 January 2020

India: Purchasing practices of intl. apparel brands contribute 'substantially' to low wages, labour abuses & precarious work, report finds

Author: Dr Mark Anner, Center for Global Workers’ Rights

"Sourcing Dynamics, Workers' Rights, and Inequality in Garment Global Supply Chains in India", 15 November 2019 (incl. 11 December 2019 addendum)...

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20 January 2020
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Author: Marie Astier, Reporterre

Les « travailleurs détachés » — qui viennent de Pologne, d'Espagne, de Roumanie... — fournissent une grande part de la main d'œuvre dans les campagnes françaises. Ce statut vulnérable et précaire permet de nombreux abus, dont sont notamment victimes...

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8 January 2020
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Verdeckte Ermittler*innen der Arbeitsrechtsorganisation China Labour Watch (CLW) haben im Auftrag der Christlichen Initiative Romero (CIR) die Arbeitsbedingungen in chinesischen Spielwarenfabriken, die für internationale Konzerne produzieren,...

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7 January 2020

China: Investigation finds labour abuse & sexual harassment at toy factories producing for international brands; Includes company responses

In November 2019, labour rights NGO China Labour Watch released a report raising allegations of labour abuses faced by workers at five factories producing for international toy brands in Guangdong Province, China. Allegations include low wages,...

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6 January 2020
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Après une enquête secrète menée par ActionAid et China Labor Watch dans l’une des usines chinoises de Mattel, un nouveau rapport documente l’exploitation perpétuelle des employés et une culture de sexisme et de harcèlement sexuel. Le rapport contient...

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