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Author: Divya Trivedi, Frontline
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- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Migrant workers
South Asia: IDSN calls for Dalit & other vulnerable supply chain workers to be protected from fallout of Covid-19
“Vulnerable workers in supply chain need urgent protection to survive impact of Covid-19”, 03 April 2020...
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India: Reports reveal women garment workers trapped in hostels, physically abused & sexually harassed
Author: Kavita Krishnan, The Print
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- Related in-depth areas: Gender, Business & Human Rights
Chinese companies could unleash huge potentials to promote gender equality through responsible business practices
Author: Huang Zhong, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
In April 2019, a colleague and I conducted a two-week field study in Nepal to examine the social dimension of risks and opportunities linked to sustainable Chinese overseas investment… the research reveals that in spite of progress made in the legal...
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India: Report highlights failure of audits to identify major labour rights risks in leather footwear supply chain
Author: Homeworkers Worldwide
"Due diligence in Tamil Nadu leather footwear manufacture", September 2019...
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India: Report finds community-based interventions addressing systemic causes of bonded labour reduces its prevalence in villages
Author: The Freedom Fund
"Unlocking what works: How community-based interventions are ending bonded labour in India", September 2019...
Author: Shreya Sen, OpenGlobalRights
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Author: Geeta Sekhon, Asia Foundation
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India: Major footwear and garment brands react to serious human rights issues in their leather supply chain and promise collective action
The report Do leather workers matter? Violating labour rights and environmental norms in India’s leather production explores labour conditions in the leather industry that are steeped into deep-rooted social inequalities in Indian society based on...