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Author: Inés Pousadela, CIVICUS (South Africa)
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Turkey: Syrian refugee child labour commonplace in garment factories, agriculture & on streets, despite easier access to work permits & formal employment for adults
Author: Laura Pitel, Financial Times
A day on the factory floor with a young Syrian refugee...
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Research developed jointly by the International Labour Organization and the Walk Free Foundation, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration released during the 2017 United Nations General Assembly, shows that more than 40...
EU competition laws fail to take into account the effects Bayer-Monsanto merger could have on environment, public health & food security
Author: David Burrows, EU Observer
Mega-mergers in the food and farming sector have become commonplace, but EU competition laws do little to help commissioners keep check on the impact this could have on the environment, public health, and food security... 12 months ago [...] news...
Thailand: Supreme Court approves $52,000 compensation for 14 Myanmar workers who reported forced labour conditions at Thammakaset chicken farm
Author: TCIJ (Thailand)
"Supreme Court Approves 1.7 Million Thai Baht (US$52, 000) Compensation Order to 14 Migrant Workers from Myanmar Formerly Subject to Rights Abuses at Thai Export Giant Betagro's 'Thammakaset' Poultry Farm", 15 Sep 2017...
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Uganda: Stop Child Labour Coalition working to end child labour, primarily in agribusiness & gold mining
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Modern slavery in the Americas: From here to elimination (Mary Robinson Speaker Series, NY, 18 Sept)
The 8th annual event in the Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights in New York City will be held on 18 September 2017 at the Roosevelt House. The event will shine a spotlight on the reality of workers’ rights in the Americas and...