Henri Tiphagne, member of the IDSN board, represented IDSN in the Global Consultation on National Human Rights Institutions and access to remedy (Project on the Role of NHRIs in facilitating access to remedy for […]
A new report by Homeworkers Worldwide finds Dalit women working in global leather supply chains being subjected to discrimination, insecure work, low wages and labour rights abuses, including sexual harassment.
The report, Due diligence in […]
The Danish Ethical Trading Initiative (DIEH) is hosting an international seminar on the challenges faced by marginalised groups, working under some of the most difficult conditions in global supply chains, discussing how addressing discrimination and injustice […]
Press Release – Ethical Trading Initiative – UK
Remaining silent about caste discrimination in global supply chains is fueling modern slavery, child labour and the exploitation of workers in South Asia, according to new ETI […]
Inequality in employment along caste and gender lines is a massive obstacle to alleviating poverty and inequality in India, finds the Oxfam India report ‘Mind The Gap – State of Employment in India’. The report […]
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The report offers the most wide-reaching and comprehensive investigation into the conditions of work in India’s home-based garment sector.
“Time and time again studies find that Dalits in the global supply chains are working in […]
Ground Down by Growth: Oppression, Discrimination and Exploitation of Adivasis and Dalits in 21st century India (Policy Brief)
This Policy Brief from the London School of Economics reports on oppression and discrimination against Dalits and Adivasis perpetuating labour exploitation and land alienation, entrenching poverty and inequality in India. This brief is based […]
The hearing was chaired by MEP Pier Antonio Panzeri, Chair of the subcommittee on human rights. Ramesh Nathan focused his presentation on caste and contemporary slavery in supply chains with a specific focus on the […]
The report also finds that workers are paid far below minimum wages and are often working to repay their parents debts. The children are made to work 8-12 hours a day. Most are school […]