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28 July 2015

Company support to women-owned supply chains crucial to promote economic growth, reduce inequality in global South, says analyst

Author: Maha Rafi Atal, SciDevNet

'Focus on private sector: female suppliers drive profits', 28 Jul 2015:…UN Global Compact and UN Women announced that 1,000 companies…have signed up to their Women’s empowerment principles…[which] require businesses to take steps to advance gender...

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27 July 2015

Palestine among the lowest female labor participation in the world

Author: AlBawaba

"Palestine among the lowest female labor participation in the world", 22 July 2015...

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27 July 2015

Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum: “Gender equality"

Author: Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum

Women represent an important group of potential employees for multi-national corporations (MNCs) who choose to expand their operations in emerging markets. Yet, businesses are often faced with a dilemma when operating in countries where women and...

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27 July 2015

The Business of Women’s Human Rights

Author: International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific

"The Business of Women’s Human Rights", 2014...

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27 July 2015

USA: Costco settles last remaining claims in class action lawsuit over alleged gender discrimination

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24 July 2015

L’Oreal India first Indian company to receive business certification for gender equality

Author: Sreeradha Basu, Economic Times (India)

“L’Oréal India, the first company in India to receive EDGE gender equality certification”, 22 Jul 2015...

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15 July 2015

Human Rights Watch report on reprisals against World Bank project critics

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12 July 2015

Tanzania: Legal & Human Rights Centre releases national Human Rights & Business Report for 2014

The Legal & Human Rights Centre recently released its third annual "Human Rights & Business Report"in late June 2015, taking stock of the human rights impacts of businesses on labour rights, environment, land rights, gender, as well as payment...

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13 July 2015

So. Africa: Women of Marikana lodge complaint relating to World Bank's investment in Lonmin citing negative social, environmental impacts

A group of women from Marikana, assisted by the Centre for Applied Legal Studies, have lodged a complaint with the Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman in relation to the social and environmental impacts of the operations of Lonmin's Marikana...

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8 July 2015
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Author: Brot für die Welt

...Das globale Vorhaben, Ziele für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung zu formulieren, ist äußerst vielschichtig. Die vorliegende Broschüre zeigt, wie sehr die einzelnen, momentan vorgeschlagenen Ziele miteinander verflochten sind. Dazu beleuchtet sie...

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