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14 February 2020

Nepal: Human Rights Commission urges govt to unveil details of six construction worker deaths in Kuwait

Author: Khabarhub

"Unveil details of six Nepalis killed in Kuwait: NHRC to govt", 15 February 2020...

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10 February 2020

Nepal: Govt to begin mandatory pre-departure safety trainings for workers in effort to reduce migrant deaths

Author: Gopal Sharma, Thomson Reuters

"Nepal seeks to cut migrant deaths with safety training", 11 February 2020...

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9 February 2020

Nepal: Nepali migrant workers may face competition as Malaysia looks to other countries to import security jobs

Author: Chandan Kumar Mandal, Kathmandu Post

"Nepal may lose Malaysian security jobs as Malaysia mulls hiring workers from Pakistan", 10 February 2020...

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30 January 2020

Nepal: Freedoms under attack and civil society organisations subject to greater restrictions, Amnesty International report says

Author: Republica

"Amnesty concerned over shrinking freedoms in Nepal", 31 January 2020...

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10 January 2020

Nepal: Supreme Court orders action on unexplained, high numbers of migrant worker deaths

Thousands of workers leave Nepal every year to work overseas, many of them to the Gulf countries - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE - to work in manual labour jobs, particularly in construction. Working conditions have been criticised...

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7 January 2020

Nepal: Over 5% of Nepal's population are highly vulnerable to human trafficking, national rights body says

Author: Nepal 24 Hours

"1.5 Million Nepalese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking, Says Nepal’s National Rights Body", 8 January 2020...

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28 December 2019

Nepal: Sugarcane farmers march to capital, hold protests demanding payment of their dues

Author: Krishana Prasain, The Kathmandu Post

"Sugarcane farmers march to Kathmandu as their dues keep on piling", 29 December 2019...

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18 December 2019

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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18 December 2019
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Author: 黄钟,企业责任资源中心

今年4月,我与一名同事前往尼泊尔进行了为期两周的实地调研,考察与可持续中国海外投资相关的社会风险和机遇… 我们的研究揭示尽管尼泊尔的国内法律和政策框架在性别平等议题上有所进步,植根于父权制度和社会规范的基于性别的歧视仍然根深蒂固,尼泊尔政府在保护妇女和女童免受多重和交叉的歧视方面作为仍有限,其也未能充分承认弱势妇女群体,如土著妇女的权利。...

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Company non-response
9 December 2019

Paradise International did not respond to Telegraph article of November 2019

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