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Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Pandemic has brought unprecedented conditions for people across the world, unfortunately the most adversely impacted being the poor and those living in dire circumstances. One such group is people living in rural India, and the…

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Civicus Monitor alliance: Pandemic being used as guise to abuse civil rights across the world

Civicus Monitor alliance: Pandemic being used as guise to abuse civil rights across the world

Various governments around the world have been increasingly using Covid-19 pandemic as a pretext to curb people of their basic civil rights. The finding was reported by Civicus Monitor, a civil society groups’ alliance. In…

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US DOJ settles agreement with IT firm claimed of discriminating against domestic workers

US DOJ settles agreement with IT firm claimed of discriminating against domestic workers

A Texas based IT firm was slapped with a lawsuit for discriminating against domestic workers and hiring only temporary work visa holders in the country, including the H-1B visa holders. The US Department of Justice…

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Anti-terrorism law in Philippines: UN offers help to ensure human rights compliance

Anti-terrorism law in Philippines: UN offers help to ensure human rights compliance

Philippines’ controversial Anti-Terrorism law has been making uproar among the human rights groups and activists in the country as well as internationally. To combat this, United Nations has offered help to Philippines to ensure that…

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Google has violated US labor laws in attempt to strangle workers organizing: US labor regulator

Google has violated US labor laws in attempt to strangle workers organizing: US labor regulator

US labor regulator, The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), has filed a complaint on Wednesday against Alphabet Inc’s Google of firing its several employees after they were unlawfully monitored and questioned in relation to their…

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Human rights violations against Uyghur: US bans cotton imports from China

Human rights violations against Uyghur: US bans cotton imports from China

 United States of America have moved forward with tightening economic pressure on China’s Xinjiang province with yet another regulation. Trump administration has banned cotton imports from a powerful Chinese quasi-military organization. The new set of…

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Big firms including Coca Cola and Nike lobby against the Xinjiang forced labor bill in US Congress

Big firms including Coca Cola and Nike lobby against the Xinjiang forced labor bill in US Congress

Major companies including Nike and Coca Cola are lobbying Congress against the forced labour bill that will ban import of goods that are being made in Xinjiang in China under forced labour. The bill has…

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Work Life Balance: why is it so important to maintain it

Work Life Balance: why is it so important to maintain it

Ever since the pandemic began, employees across the world have been working from home and trying to strike a balance between the professional and personal lives. This balance is crucial for maintaining physical health as…

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Twitter launches custom emojis in support of women rights and raise awareness against domestic violence

Twitter launches custom emojis in support of women rights and raise awareness against domestic violence

Twitter has been actively trying to curb fake news spreading over the internet through tightened regulations on its platform. But this isn’t the only social issue that has garnered the attention of most popular social…

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British Embassy relays UK’s pledge to aid Afghanistan for development

British Embassy relays UK’s pledge to aid Afghanistan for development

British Embassy in Kabul released a statement on Tuesday relaying that the United Kingdom has pledged a development aid of £155 million for 2021 at Afghanistan 2020 Conference in Geneva. The aid is a symbol…

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