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24 February 2017

High Court ruling

Author: Justice Weldon Korir, in The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

"Judgement on Bridge International Academies in Busia County, February 2017"  

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24 February 2017

Kenya: NGOs support court's decision to upholds local govt.'s closure of Bridge International Academies' schools for failure to respect standards

Civil society organisations have termed a court ruling upholding a local government's decision to close Bridge International Schools for lack of compliance with education standards as "landmark". The East African Centre for Human Rights said the...

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23 February 2017

Incorporating Children and Adolescents’ Rights in Corporate Management: A Tool Based on Strategic Maps and the Sustainability Balanced Scorecard

Author: Lívia Menezes PAGOTTO, Leticia ARTHUZO, Aron BELINKY, Daniela Gomes PINTO, Mario MONZONI,Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

...Brazil has seen a boom in large-scale investment projects...due to the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC), a massive federal investment in infrastructure development…Such projects constitute a challenge for local development...children and...

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Article
20 February 2017

Zambia: World Bank commended for funding the lead remediation project in Kabwe; Bank says Kabwe mine left a legacy of lead poisoning in the community

Author: Lusaka Times (Zambia)

"World bank commended for funding the lead remediation project in Kabwe", 13 Feb 2017...

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31 January 2017

DRC: Swedwatch calls for urgent revision of Kimberley Process to address widespread child labour in diamond supply chain

Author: Swedwatch

“Childhood lost: Diamond mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and weaknesses of the Kimberley Process”, 21 December 2016...

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Article
30 January 2017

11 white papers published on mega-sporting events & human rights

Author: Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights

Today, the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights (MSE Platform) publishes the Sporting Chance White Papers, a series of 11 white papers that present the latest thinking, practice, and debate in relation to key human rights issues involved in...

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Article
28 January 2017

Kenya: Private school teacher charged for allegedly sexually assaulting 9 year-old pupil

Author: Carolyne Kubwa, The Star (Kenya)

"Nairobi teacher denies sexually assaulting 9 year-old pupil at school"...

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Article
28 January 2017

Kenya: Uber driver who allegedly physically harassed female clients suspended

Author: Brian Ngugi, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Uber suspends driver accused of passenger attack"...

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Report
26 January 2017

Green Resources Human Rights Impact Assessment: Proposed CHP plant & transition into harvesting at Uchindile forest

Author: NomoGaia

"Green Resources Human Rights Impact Assessment", October 2009...

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Report
26 January 2017

Human rights impact assessment: Aimec Minerals' Nuiguyo Projec

Author: NomoGaia

“Human rights impact assessment – Aimec Minerals”, January 2009...

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