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18 December 2017
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Author: L'Expression (Algérie)

« La réforme fiscale est une menace pour les plus pauvres », 17 décembre 2017...

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18 December 2017

USA: UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights highlights impacts of privatization & new technology on inequality

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11 December 2017

World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate change intensifies

Author: Greenpeace

The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change hits and important milestone in the Philippines on 11 December - one day after Human Rights Day (10...

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27 November 2017
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Author: Observatoire des Multinationales et Le Monde (France)

« Diabète : la santé publique coincée entre les lobbys du sucre et de la pharmacie », 22 novembre 2017...

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24 November 2017

Commentary: Mental health must be considered in remedial processes for cases of corporate-related harm

Author: Jo Reyes, GBI, Business and Human Rights Journal

Adopting a mental health lens in assessing the appropriacy and effectiveness of remedy for victims of business-related human rights abuse is crucial... [and] little explored in many areas... Effective OLGMs can be critical in catching grievances...

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16 November 2017

Netherlands: National Contact Point accepts first OECD guidelines complaint linked to climate change against ING Bank

On 14 November 2017, the Dutch National Contact Point (NCP) accepted the OECD guidelines complaint brought by Greenpeace Netherlands, Oxfam Novib, BankTrack and Milieudefensie, in relation to ING's investments in fossil fuels. ...

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15 November 2017

Environmental NGOs take Norway to court over Arctic drilling licenses and link with climate change

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13 November 2017

Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health

Author: Hwei Mian Lim, ARROW, OpenGlobalRights

"Climate Change Exacerbates Gender Inequality, Putting Women's Health at Risk", 6 Nov 2017...

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11 November 2017

Women will have to wait 217 years for pay gap to close, says the World Economic Forum

"It’s going to take more than 200 years to close the workplace equality gap. Here’s why it’s getting worse". 3 November 2017...

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29 October 2017

Indonesia: Cigarette companies target children with low prices: Activists

Author: Alin Almanar, Jakarta Globe

"Cigarette Companies Target Children With Low Prices: Activists", 25 October 2017...

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