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22 June 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns after after internal inquiry finds widespread sexual harassment, gender discrimination

Author: Julia Carrie Wong, The Guardian (UK)

"Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos", 21 June 2017...

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16 June 2017
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Author: AFP

« Etats-Unis: Uber poursuivi en justice par une passagère violée en Inde », 16 juin 2017...

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16 June 2017

Woman raped by Uber driver in India sues company in U.S. court for defamation & breach of privacy

Author: Mike Isaac, New York Times (USA)

"Uber Is Sued by Woman Who Was Raped by One of Its Drivers in India", 15 Jun 2017...

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13 June 2017
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La Coalición desarrolló un amplio trabajo de investigación para explicar por qué la empresa Chiquita es responsable de sus vínculos con grupos paramilitares, así como de pagar a grupos guerrilleros para mantener su producción. El Centro de Información...

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12 June 2017

Uganda: World Bank unfreezes road funds after govt. pledges to adhere to social safeguards, including protecting minors from sexual abuse by contractors

Author: George Kamau, The East African (Kenya)

"How Museveni got the World Bank to unfreeze road funds"...

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1 June 2017

Canada: UN experts urge govt. & business to better protect indigenous rights & human rights defenders, and improve access to remedy

Following a ten-day visit to Canada, the UN Working Group on business and human rights has released a statement urging the Canadian authorities and business sector to strengthen their efforts to prevent and address adverse human rights impacts of...

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19 May 2017

Intl. Criminal Court asked to investigate Chiquita executives over alleged crimes against humanity in Colombia; incl. company response

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19 May 2017
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13 April 2017

Overcoming unequal access to information - frequent barrier to remedy for victims of corporate abuse

Author: Elodie Aba, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[I]nequality in access to information reinforces the existing imbalance of power between victims and companies, denying to victims information required to file a case or prove their claims. ..[G]ranting access to evidence can rectify the imbalance......

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11 April 2017

India: Uttar Pradesh cracks down on acid sales as attacks continue to rise; acid throwing is a form of violent assault often directed towards women

Author: Asian Correspondent

“India: Crackdown on acid sales as attacks continue to rise”, 10 Apr 2017...

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