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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)

"Homophobia in the workplace? Fear of transgender people is even worse", 29 August 2014 ...

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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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28 August 2014

L'Oreal becomes first US company awarded Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE) certification

Author: Kirsten Salyer, Bloomberg (USA)

"L'Oreal Adds a Feminist Label", 27 Aug 2014...

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28 August 2014

Researchers question the value of certifications & say consumers' self-reported beliefs about ethical buying habits are unreliable

Author: Joe Pinsker, Atlantic (USA)

"A Fair-Trade-Like Certification for Gender Equality: Consumers say they want to shop ethically, but how many of them actually do?", 26 Aug 2014...

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21 August 2014

UK: Liverpool hairdresser bans women from Barber salon

Author: BBC

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