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16 May 2017

India’s Child Rights Record Scrutinised In UN Review—And It Doesn’t Come Out With Flying Colours

Author: Kumar Shailabh, Huffington Post

On 4 May, during India's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council, Bulgaria recommended to the government to introduce a child-rights-based approach in all its policies. This was a welcome move that turned the focus to child...

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2 May 2017

Commentary: EU needs more proactive approach for access to remedy for business & human rights abuses

Author: Alessandra De Tommaso, Middlesex University School of Law, on Rights as Usual

"EU Fundamental Rights Agency Calls for Better Access to Remedies through Criminal Justice", 27 Apr 2017...

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28 April 2017

Major League Baseball rules & US law force Cubans into violent path of human trafficking to become baseball players in USA, says law prof. Alison Peck

Author: Prof. Alison Peck, West Virginia Univ. College of Law, on Intl. Trade Law Prof Blog (USA)

Trump, Trade, José Abreu and a Heineken, 27 April 2017...

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27 April 2017

Italy: Investigation into woman's death uncovers global network of human trafficking and forced labor exploitation

Author: Meggie Weiler, Human Rights First

"A Woman's Death in Italy Spotlights Modern Slavery", 26 Apr 2017...

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19 April 2017

Deafening power looms muffle desperation in India's textile hub

Author: Role Srivastava, Reuters

Nearly 8 million people, mostly migrants from the eastern state of Odisha...work on 600,000 power looms in the Western city of Surat in conditions that damage their hearing and often ruin their health...While the workers said they choose to work here...

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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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19 April 2017

Commentary: The Legal Case Map, a key resource for firms' human rights & modern slavery risk management

Author: Kristina Novak, Liberty Asia

"Innovative Tech Tools Changing Modern Slavery Risk Perception", 13 Apr 2017...

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18 April 2017

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

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17 April 2017
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Author: Martí (Cuba)

“Enviada ONU espera que su visita a Cuba abra el camino a otros relatores de derechos humanos”, 14 de Abril de 2017...

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11 April 2017

UNICEF report: Protecting children, including from economic exploitation, when climate change forces them to flee

Author: UNICEF

No Place To Call Home, shines a light for the first time on the impact on children’s rights when children are forced to flee from home because of climate change.Around the world, record numbers of children are on the move – 1 in 45 children have been...

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