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28 October 2014
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Author: ats (Agence télégraphique suisse)

« Victoire d'une femme enceinte discriminée », 23 octobre 2014...

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28 October 2014

UK gender gap continues to widen, says World Economic Forum report

Author: Simon Goodely, Guardian (UK)

The UK has slipped out of the top 20 countries for gender equality and the gap between men and women in the workplace has widened, according to a report that places Britain behind the Scandinavian countries and the Philippines. Research by the World...

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16 October 2014
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Author: AFP

« Féminisation des entreprises dirigeantes: Sodexo et CNP en tête », 10 octobre 2014...

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13 October 2014

Japan: Efforts to increase women managers

The percentage of managerial positions held by women in Japan is extremely low, at approximately 10 percent. Within the OECD, only Korea is at a lower level (just under 10 percent), whereas the percentage is over 30 in most other OECD countries. The...

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10 October 2014
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7 October 2014

Spain: Head of business group accused of sexism after declaring she avoids hiring women who might get pregnant

Author: Ashifa Kassam, Guardian (UK)

"Female head of Spanish business group ‘avoids hiring women aged 25-45’", 3 Oct 2014...

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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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