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[English summary of original Japanese article, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]. 11 years ago, the Japanese government announced a goal of 30% female representation in managerial positions. The reality remains far behind: as...
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Author: Associated Press
"Twitter is latest tech company to acknowledge a shortage of women, black, Latino workers", 23 Jul 2014...
Academics argue US Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision over contraception coverage violates anti-discrimination law
Author: Alexandra Brodsky & Elizabeth Deutsch, in Bloomberg View
"How Civil-Rights Law Could Overturn Hobby Lobby", 21 Jul 2014...
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Author: Bahrain News Agency (Bahrain)
Labour Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan issued a ministerial edict stipulating the formation of the Equal Opportunities Unit "EOU" in the Ministry of Labour in compliance with the Civil Service Bureau (CSB)'s Instruction No.: 4/2014... in...
Author: Habib Toumi, Gulf News, (Bahrain)
The number of Saudi women employed in the private sector almost doubled in one year to reach 400,000 last year, an official report (prepared by the labour ministry) has indicated. The meteoric rise from 48,406 women in 2009 to 100,000 in 2011 and 200...
Author: Ama Marston, Marston Consulting
"Women, Business and Human Rights: A background paper for the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women in Law and Practice", 7 Mar 2014 ...