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26 June 2017

Business human rights responsibility for refugees & migrant workers: Turning policies into practice in the Middle East

Author: Samentha Goethals, Joseph Bardwell, Mariam Bhacker, & Bahaa Ezzelarab, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Business & Human Rights Journal

...Our focus in this piece is to consider how companies have been implementing their human rights responsibility to address the risks and challenges faced by refugees and migrant workers in the Middle East, a region that is currently experiencing...

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24 April 2017

NGO coalition urges 72 clothing companies to commit to supply chain transparency pledge

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8 January 2017

Bangladesh: Rights' groups urge brands to take action to free detained workers, companies respond

On December 11, 2016, workers at the Windy Apparel factory went on a strike following news of death of one of its employees after managers refused her repeated requests for time off. The factory supplies a number of well know high street brands...

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17 May 2016

Sri Lanka: Beyonce's Ivy Park line allegedly produced in sweatshop - includes response

British tabloid The Sun accused Ivy Park, Beyonce's activewear label of cheating its workers by paying them the equivalent of $6.17 a day, per WWD, and contrasted the wages to the cost of Ivy Park leggings, which can retail for up to $144. Ivy Park...

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17 May 2016

Beyonce's Ivy Park line allegedly produced in Sri Lankan sweatshop- includes response

Author: Yesha Callahan, The Root (USA)

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17 May 2016

Sri Lanka: Sweatshop ‘slaves’ earning just 44p an hour making ‘empowering’ Beyonce clobber

Author: James Mills, Sun

BEYONCE’S new high street sportswear range for Topshop is made using sweat shop labour earning just £4.30 a day...while Topshop claims it “empowers women through sport”...poverty-stricken seamstresses making some of the clothes in the MAS Holdings ...

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16 May 2016

Beyonce's Ivy Park clothing line denies sweatshop allegations

Author: Andrea Park, CBS News

Beyonce's activewear label, Ivy Park, is hitting back against rumors that its Sri Lanka factory is a sweatshop..."Ivy Park has a rigorous ethical trading program," a representative said in a statement. "We are proud of our sustained efforts in terms...

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19 April 2016

Why Boycotting Brands Won't Help Garment Workers

Author: Jenny Holdcroft, IndustriALL Global Union in Huffington Post

As we wonder #whomademyclothes - attention turns to the millions of garment workers, surviving on poverty wages, who make the clothes we wear...But what can we do to help these workers - 80% of whom are women?..Certainly not to only buy vintage or...

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2 February 2016
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22 January 2016

Company responses to Syrian refugees in Turkey

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