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2 December 2016

Forced Labour in the Textile and Garment Sector in Tamil Nadu, South India: Strategies for Redress

Author: Annie Delaney, RMIT University & Tim Connor, University of Newcastle

November 2016...

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27 November 2016

India's garment workers continue to fight against exploitation

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 ...

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23 November 2016

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...

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15 November 2016

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

"Garment companies and living wage: Sustainable investment and social impact measurement: The case study of ASN Bank," 14 Nov 2016...

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1 November 2016

KnowTheChain: Ranking of 20 food & beverage companies on efforts to address forced labour in the supply chain

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26 October 2016
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Author: Big Browser, Le Monde (France)

« Marks and Spencer, Asos : des réfugiés syriens exploités dans leurs ateliers turcs », 26 octobre 2016...

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19 October 2016

"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...

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14 October 2016

New report highlights how companies have stood up for individuals and civil society organisations

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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1 October 2016

'Press 1 for child labor': Garment workers use cellphones to report abuses

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...

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27 September 2016

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"...

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