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This website is a holistic resource providing information and updates on the exploitation of tea planation workers in Assam, India working for Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited (APPL), which is...

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This report investigates labour exploitation on plantations in Indonesia that provide palm oil to Wilmar, which is the world’s largest processor and merchandiser of...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

On August 31, ESCR-Net’s Working Group on Women and ESCR launched a series of briefing papers in Arabic.

The briefing papers present specific and systemic challenges to the realization of women’s ESCR in practice and explore

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Following the exhaustion of available legal avenues of redress in the Republic of Korea (Korea), this communication was submitted before the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Committee) in 2012. The case concerns mandatory tests for HIV/AIDS and illegal drugs use required of foreign teachers of English in Korea. Korean citizen teachers and ethnic Korean noncitizen teachers are not required to undergo such scrutiny.

The Women and ESCR Working Group launched revised briefing papers on Land,...

ESCR-Net’s Women and ESCR Working Group briefing paper series focuses on the intersection between women and specific economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) issues. The papers present specific and systemic challenges to the realization of women’s ESCR in practice...

Developed thanks to the collective work of ESCR-Net Members