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22 July 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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20 July 2014

Bahrain: Labour Minister set up an Equal Opportunities Unit "EOU"

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...

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20 July 2014

Saudi Arabia: Number of Saudi women employed in private sector doubles

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...

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16 July 2014

Business & human rights discussion needs to focus more on women's rights, says report

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 ...

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10 July 2014
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Author: Alexia Eychenne, L'Express (France)

« Discrimination: pourquoi le CV anonyme ne règle pas tout », 9 juillet 2014...

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9 July 2014

NGO report links privatisation of education to gender discrimination

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7 July 2014

Uganda: Patriarchy disadvantages women in oil opportunities, says report

Author: Flavia Nalubega & Beatrice Ongode, in Oil in Uganda

"Patriarchy denying women oil opportunities" 05 July 2014...

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4 July 2014

USA: 2 former Goldman Sachs employees seek class action for lawsuit over alleged gender discrimination

Author: Mark McSherry, Independent (UK)

"Goldman Sachs lawsuit: Wall Street giant is a 'boys club where drinking, strip clubs and sexism tolerated", 3 July 2014...

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11 June 2014
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Author: Tiempos (Argentina)

Una denuncia por discriminación de género en trabajo…dio su primer dictamen del Instituto Nacional contra la Discriminación, la Xenofobia y el Racismo…a favor de…dos mujeres soldadoras, con capacitación certificada, que se incorporaron a la obra del...

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6 June 2014

Human Rights Commission pays visit to Arctic

Author: Carey Restino, Arctic Sounder (USA)

Today, the majority of the cases the commission sees stem from workplace disputes, relating to unfair termination or punishment in the workplace. That's not surprising given how important a job is to people. ..Some areas, like religious discrimination...

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