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8 March 2018

China: Court rules in favour of employee in lawsuit over unfair dismissal due to pregnancy

Author: Ni Dandan, Sixth Tone (China)

"Pregnant Woman Was Fired Illegally, Beijing Court Rules", 8 Mar 2018...

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18 December 2017

China: Three female workers take collective action against discriminatory firing during pregnancy

Author: Echo Huang, Quartz (USA)

"A Chinese firm is facing a rare joint complaint from women workers fired when pregnant", 11 December 2017...

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29 June 2017

Norwegian sovereign wealth fund places Hansae apparel maker "under observation" over concerns re labour rights abuses in factories

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

Decision to place companies in the portfolio of the government pension fund global under observation...

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13 June 2017

Uganda: Cultural issues & lack of information deter women from benefiting from mining sector

Author: Josephine Nabaale, Oil in Uganda

"Culture hindering women involvement and benefits from mining"...

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11 April 2017

Equileap publishes ranking of over 3,000 firms on progress towards gender equality

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15 March 2017

India: Maternity leave rule could worsen pregnancy discrimination

Author: Amrita Mukherjee, Asia Times

In a landmark bill passed on March 9 in the Lok Sabha, lower house of the Indian Parliament, maternity leave for women in the organized sector has been increased from 12 weeks to 26...Although even before the bill was passed companies such as Airtel...

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3 March 2017
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Author: Anne de Guigné, Le Figaro (France)

« La class action, nouvelle arme pour lutter en France contre la discrimination au travail », 27 février 2017...

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26 January 2017

UK: Govt. commits to tackle pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Author: Rowena Mason, Guardian (UK)

"'Zero tolerance' for pregnancy discrimination in workplace – minister", 26 Jan 2017...

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13 January 2017

Ireland: Labour rights groups demonstrate against Fyffes over anti-union actions in Central America

Author: Fresh Fruit Portal

"Labor rights groups plan Fyffes protest over anti-union actions in Central America", 13 Jan 2017...

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9 January 2017

UK: Govt. agency calls on hospitality industry to combat workplace pregnancy discrimination

Author: Ruth Wyatt, Caterer (UK)

"Calls for hospitality industry to join businesses against pregnancy in workplace discrimination", 6 Jan 2017...

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