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27 September 2015

Africa: UN report calls for extractive sector policy reforms to increase women's participation, empowerment

Author: Emmanuel Odonkor, Ghana Business News

'ECA calls for women-centred policy reforms in mining across Africa', 27 Aug 2015: A new report…by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)…has called for a policy overhaul in mining…The research, partnered by UN Women and featuring case studies from...

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1 September 2015
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Author: Allison Pujol, Au Féminin (France)

« Les hôtesses de Qatar Airways ne seront plus licenciées pour grossesse ou mariage », 27 août 2015...

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27 August 2015
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Author: BBC

"الخطوط القطرية تعدل قاعدة "فصل" المضيفات الحوامل"، 27 أغسطس 2015...

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25 August 2015

UK: Union calls for equal pay audits after survey reveals female managers earn 22% less than male counterparts

Author: Jennifer Rankin, Guardian (UK)

"Female bosses are working for free as gender pay gap persists", 25 Aug 2015...

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24 August 2015
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Author: Angélica Jocelyn Soto, Cimacnoticas (México)

“DF: “paraíso de derechos” no llega a las trabajadoras”, 17 de Agosto de 2015...

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24 August 2015

USA: Company helps internet & technology firms create better workforce diversity & inclusion

Author: Megan Rose Dickey, TechCrunch (USA)

"Meet Joelle Emerson, The Startup CEO Helping Slack, Pinterest And Airbnb Tackle Diversity", 23 Aug 2015...

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18 August 2015

USA: Amazon workers face harsh environment with few women in leadership positions

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18 August 2015

Apple’s latest diversity report shows more than 60% increase in number of women & ethnic minorities hired by firm

Author: Alexandra Burlacu, Tech Times (USA)

"Apple Hired 11,000 Women Globally In 2015: Does It Make Its Workforce More Diverse?", 15 Aug 2015...

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17 August 2015

Pakistan: Considerable progress made against child and bonded labour & achieving gender equality at workplaces, says ILO

Author: Asad Zia, Tribune [Pakistan]

Pakistan is making considerable progress in the cause against child and bonded labour and achieving gender equality at workplaces. Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa alone has passed 12 laws in this regard and is working towards their implementation...said.....

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17 August 2015

UK: Confed. of British Industry against govt.’s plans to require firms of more than 250 employees to publish gender pay information

Author: Helena Morrissey, Newton Investment Management, on Telegraph (UK)

"We should move quickly to eliminate the gender pay gap once and for all", 15 Aug 2015...

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