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24 June 2020

Russia proposes app to track migrant workers' biometric data, "social trustworthiness"

Author: Damelya Aitkhozhina, Human Rights Watch (USA)

Russia's latest app will track migrant workers — but who's next? 9 June 2020...

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23 June 2020

Georgia: Labor reform introduced in Parliament

Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)

18 June 2020...

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23 June 2020

Kyrgyzstan: New internet bill would give authorities power to restrict access to websites, oblige internet providers to store data on customers

Author: Ayzirek Imanaliyeva, Eurasianet (USA)

Kyrgyzstan: Plagiarized internet gagging bill getting easy ride through parliament, 20 June 2020...

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23 June 2020

Russia: Hundreds of Azerbaijani labor migrants try to return home after losing jobs due to COVID-19; violently dispersed by police at border

Author: Eurasianet (USA)

Hundreds of Azerbaijanis languish on Russian border, 16 June 2020...

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23 June 2020

Turkmenistan further tightens food rationing amid price hikes, shortages

Author: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (Czechia)

12 June 2020...

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23 June 2020

Turkmenistan: Children forced to pick potatoes in state-owned farms while parents believed they were at summer camp

Author: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (Czechia)

Summer Camp From Hell: Turkmen Children Sent To Dig Potatoes, 17 June 2020...

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22 June 2020

Italy: During COVID-19, women continue to face unequal share of housework and childcare, resulting in potentially negative impact on formal employment

Author: VoxEU, Centre for Economic Policy Research (UK)

Women’s work, housework, and childcare before and during COVID-19, 19 June 2020...

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22 June 2020

Kazakhstan: Low-income women picketing for increased social support forced to isolate in "quarantine building"

Author: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (Czechia)

Kazakh Women Demanding Financial Support Forcibly Quarantined, 10 June 2020...

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15 June 2020

Covid-19 threatens Europe’s success at fighting inequality

Author: The Economist (UK)

6 June 2020...

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15 June 2020

European youth face hardship, unemployment in potential COVID-induced recession

Author: Shane Markowitz, openDemocracy (UK)

Averting another lost generation of European youth post-Covid-19, 26 May 2020...

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