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Author: Annie Delaney, RMIT University & Tim Connor, University of Newcastle
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Author: Aarthi Gunnupuri, Equal Times
Over 1200 factories, where 90 per cent of the 500,000 workers are women, function on the outskirts of the city. For decades, the women in these factories have worked in exploitative conditions, earning a minimum monthly wage as low as 4000 rupees ...
Bangladesh: Report alleges Alliance of endorsing garment factories despite safety concerns, Alliance disputes findings
The report titled Dangerous Delays on Worker Safety concludes that Alliance for Bangladesh Workers Safety is concealing its lack of action and overstating its remediation progress, while retailers are failing to fulfil their commitment to make garment...
ASN Bank methodology for monitoring wages of garment industry workers showcases meaningful social impact assessment
Author: Karen Maas & Marjelle Oosterling-Vermeulen, Impact Centre Erasmus, and Hansje van der Zwaan-Plagman & Charlotte Scheltus, ASN Bank
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"The confederacy of conscience keepers" - A critical look at the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights
Author: Sudeep Chakrabarti, Livemint
Over 14-16 November in Geneva, several hundred UN bureaucrats, lawyers, representatives of major corporations and human rights practitioners will gather at the fifth edition of the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights. They will deliberate on this...
Author: London School of Economics & Charities Aid Foundation
Beyond Integrity, a new report produced by CAF, in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), examines how some companies are going above and beyond their traditional role to protect civic space. Key findings ...
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Author: Rina Chandran, Reuters [UK]
extile workers from Bangladesh to Turkey are using cellphones to report child labor, delayed wages and trafficking - a trend rights groups say shows the promise of technology in tackling abuses in the garment industry...Two mobile services, both by U...
Cambodia: Brands accused of failing to endorse union proposal to increase minimum wage by USD 40 a month
Author: Cole Strangler, In These Times
"Walmart, Nike and Others Decline to Back $40 Monthly Wage Hike in Cambodia’s Garment Industry"...