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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

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Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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9 November 2017

Kenya: Tenants' lobby allege discrimination by landlords on marital, ethnic, religious, age & nationality grounds

Author: Lukorito Jones, Nairobi News (Kenya)

“Why city landlords are avoiding bachelors, students”...

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13 July 2017

Qatar: Isolation Causing Rights Abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)

The isolation of Qatar...is precipitating serious human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said today. It is...stranding migrant workers without food or water...Human Rights Watch researchers interviewed and documented the cases of...70 foreign...

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28 March 2017

USA: Boeing & Airbus supplier Electroimpact to pay $485,000 after govt. investigation finds discriminatory hiring policy & anti-Muslim harassment

Author: Alwyn Scott & Ankit Ajmera, Reuters (USA)

"Electroimpact to pay $485,000 over alleged hiring discrimination", 24 Mar 2017...

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3 March 2017
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Author: Anne de Guigné, Le Figaro (France)

« La class action, nouvelle arme pour lutter en France contre la discrimination au travail », 27 février 2017...

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20 June 2016

Qatar Airways steps up US recruiting amidst concerns of labour abuses

Author: Trevor Williams, Global Atlanta

“Qatar Airways to Start U.S. Hiring Push in Atlanta Despite Labor Protests,” 8 Jun 2016...

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5 April 2016

Kenya: Tenants' association says landlords discriminate against potential tenants based on ethnicity, race & marital status

Author: James Mwangi, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“How rogue Nairobi landlords discriminate against tenants based on race, tribe and marital status”...

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14 January 2016

USA: 60% of women working in Silicon Valley experience harassment, says survey

Author: Jana Kasperkevic, Guardian (UK)

"Sexism Valley: 60% of women in Silicon Valley experience harassment", 12 Jan 2016...

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15 September 2015
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Author: Banco Mundial

“Las mujeres en América Latina y el Caribe enfrentan barreras a las oportunidades económicas, señala el informe del Grupo Banco Mundial”, 9 de Septiembre de 2015...

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1 September 2015
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Author: Allison Pujol, Au Féminin (France)

« Les hôtesses de Qatar Airways ne seront plus licenciées pour grossesse ou mariage », 27 août 2015...

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13 April 2015

Gulf airlines accused of sexist and anti-gay employment policies

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