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30 June 2020
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Author: Diario Responsable

“Una llamada a la integración del colectivo LGTBI en las empresas” – 25 de junio de 2020...

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17 June 2020

Companies must honour intl. standards to counter impacts on gender equality & sexual health rights, says DFPA report

Author: The Danish Family Planning Association

“Gender equality and the right to health: A guideline for business”, June 2020...

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16 June 2020

USA: Landmark Supreme Court decision rules that employers cannot discriminate against LGBTQ+ workers

On 15 July 2020, the US Supreme ruled that employers who terminate workers' employment on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity are in breach of civil rights laws. The case centred on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which b...

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31 May 2020
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Author: The Times (Chile)

“Empresa de agua purificada implementa medidas contra la homofobia y transfobia” – 28 de mayo de 2020 ...

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20 May 2020

Tech & telecom companies make progress implementing the GNI Principles, according to independent assessments

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19 May 2020

Japan: Companies reported to begin accepting "partnership certificates" for same-sex couples to provide spousal & familial benefits

Author: Kyodo News

"Japan companies to accept same-sex partnership certificates by NGO", 25 April 2020...

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19 May 2020

Japan: Freelance, LGBTQ workers remain vulnerable to workplace abuse despite new anti-harassment law

Author: Kyodo News

"FOCUS: Freelance, LGBT wary of Japan's new anti-harassment law", 17 May 2020...

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20 April 2020

COVID-19: UN Special Procedures express concern over excessive use of force & call for protection of vulnerable groups

Author: United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders & other UN Special Rapporteurs and Independent Experts

"COVID-19 security measures no excuse for excessive use of force, say UN Special Rapporteurs", 17 April 2020...

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19 April 2020
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Author: Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

"La CIDH lanza sitio multimedia con estándares, recomendaciones y monitoreo en derechos humanos sobre la pandemia del COVID-19" - 18 de abril de 2020-...

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31 March 2020

Commentary: Countries should end internet shutdowns during COVID-19

Author: Human Rights Watch

"End Internet Shutdowns to Manage COVID-19", 31 March 2020...

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