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12 December 2017
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11 December 2017

So. Africa: Labour union members protest against alleged strip searching of female workers accused of theft by linen and textile companies in Durban

Author: Jackie Clausen, Times Live (South Africa)

"Cosatu members protest after Durban company strips female workers naked", 6 Dec 2017...

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11 December 2017

Internatl. Human Rights Day: Highlighting best business practices

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"International Human Rights Day: How Companies Are Fighting To Get Human Rights Rights", 8 Dec 2017...

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11 December 2017

UNHCR hosts Winter Bazaar to support refugees, disadvantaged communities

Author: Camille Dupire, Jordan Times

“Participating in this market helped me get exposure for my art, as not many people can come inside the camp to see it,” said Moayad, a 21-year-old Syrian artist who sold 10 of his paintings in the Winter Bazaar organised by UNHCR Jordan between...

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4 December 2017

Honduras: Allegations of labour rights abuses at Gildan’s factories ‘clash’ with subsidiary American Apparel's ethical claims, says NGO – Gildan disputes claims

Author: Noor Ibrahim, The Guardian (UK)

“The new American Apparel: claims of 'ethically made' abroad clash with reality”, 12 November 2017...

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28 November 2017

'Fast fashion' continues to put garment workers' health & well-being at risk, new study shows

Author: Phys Org

"New study shows 'fast fashion' continues to risk garment workers' health and well-being", 23 Nov 2017...

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28 November 2017

ILO report: Asia garment worker wages remain low despite rises

Author: Leonie Barrie, Just-Style (UK)

"Asia garment worker wages remain low despite rises". 21 Nov 2017...

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28 November 2017

Norwegian wealth fund launches network to improve children's rights in garment industry; H&M, Kering & VF Corp among cos to have joined

Author: Mikael Holter, Business of Fashion

"Top Fashion Companies Come Together to Improve Children’s Rights", 24 Nov 2017...

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25 November 2017
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23 November 2017

A Missed Opportunity: Employing Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Author: Shaddin Almasri, Al Bawaba

Following the Jordan Compact agreement in February 2016...Jordan pledged to create 200,000 work opportunities for Syrians in exchange for aid and an agreement that relaxes the EU's rules of origin for imports...According to the agreement, 52 Jordanian...

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