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30 September 2014

Gender diversity on boards strongly linked to companies’ success, says Credit Suisse Research Institute report

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26 September 2014

India: UNICEF partners with industry to tackle abuse & trafficking of children in tea communities

Author: UNICEF

"Ground-breaking new tea partnership to tackle abuse and trafficking in Indian tea communities",...

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22 September 2014

USA: Tinder settles sexual harassment lawsuit brought by co-founder

Author: Chris Spargo, Daily Mail (UK)

"Tinder settles sexual harassment lawsuit as female co-founder branded a ‘heartless w**** who flirts with Muslim pigs' gets undisclosed sum, and male aggressor at the center of the scandal leaves company", 9 Sep 2014 ...

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19 September 2014

UK Equality & Human Rights Commission report on labour issues in cleaning industry - blog says some firms’ conduct “unacceptable”

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15 September 2014

USA: Report highlighting discrimination faced by women in construction industry makes recommendations for change

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10 September 2014

USA: Report exposes working conditions of migrant women in Tucson, Arizona

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4 September 2014
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Author: Telam

“Más estudia la mujer, mayor distancia con el hombre” – 2 de septiembre de 2014 ...

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2 September 2014

So. Africa: Mastercard survey finds despite parity in gender capability, women still underrepresented in workplace

Author: Linda Larbie, African Business Communities

“Gender inequality persists in South African workplace: MasterCard Index”, 2 Sep 2014: Results of the 2014 MasterCard Index of Women’s Advancement show that gender inequality towards women remains in the [South African] workplace...The Index tracks.....

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29 August 2014

Israel Equal Employment Opportunity Commission survey finds two-thirds of transgender people report job discrimination

Author: Hila Weissberg, Haaretz (Israel)

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28 August 2014

Director of UN Global Compact analyses progress of responsible business movement

Author: Georg Kell, Director, UN Global Compact, on IPS News

"Building a Sustainable Future – The Compact Between Business and Society", 27 August 2014...

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