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1 March 2017

Ireland's tax laws let companies avoid taxes in poor countries, make reaching UN Sustainable Development Goals “impossible”, says Oxfam

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1 March 2017

Uganda: Private school suspends teacher for breastfeeding at school premises; includes school management's comments

Author: Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Teacher suspended for breastfeeding at school"...

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Article
28 February 2017

USA: Female employee files lawsuit against Tesla alleging gender discrimination & sexual harassment

Author: Sam Levin, The Guardian (USA)

"Female engineer sues Tesla, describing a culture of 'pervasive harassment'", 28 Feb 2017...

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28 February 2017

UK economy loses £24 billion a year from discrimination in businesses against black & ethnic minority employees, finds study

Author: Sarah O’Connor, Financial Times (UK)

"UK companies ‘holding back black and ethnic minority workers’", 27 Feb 2017...

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28 February 2017

USA: Ex-Sterling Jewelers employees allege sexual harassment & gender discrimination; arbitration judge to hear class action involving 69,000 women

Author: Drew Harwell, The Washington Post (USA)

"Hundreds allege sex harassment, discrimination at Kay and Jared jewelry company", 27 Feb 2017...

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21 February 2017
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Author: AFP et Le Monde (France)

« Uber enquête à la suite d'accusations de harcèlement sexuel », 20 février 2017...

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21 February 2017

USA: Allegations against Uber for mishandling sexual harassment claims highlight widespread problem in tech industry

Author: Megan Rose Dickey, Tech Crunch (USA)

"Uber is not the only tech company that mishandles sexual harassment claims", 20 Feb 2017...

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17 February 2017

India: Dabur’s Real Fruit Juice to change packaging which was gender discriminating

Author: Aishwarya Krishnan, www.india.com

 Dabur, which is one of the biggest consumer goods manufacturing in India, has also used some very stereotypical advertisements and portrayed products specifically for one gender. However, the Indian million dollar company has finally been called out...

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15 February 2017

USA: Ex-executive files lawsuit against technology company Magic Leap alleging gender discrimination

Author: Adi Robertson, Nick Statt, The Verge (USA)

"Magic Leap employee alleges bizarre, blatant misogyny in discrimination lawsuit", 14 Feb 2017...

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13 February 2017

Businesses must make greater effort to engage with UN Sustainable Development Goals, says Oxfam

Author: Namit Agarwal, Uwe Gneiting & Ruth Mhlanga, Oxfam

"Raising the bar: Rethinking the role of business in the Sustainable Development Goals", 13 Feb 2017...

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