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Asia-Pacific garment supply chain swells due to pandemic

Asia-Pacific garment supply chain swells due to pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic has struck the Asia-Pacific region’s garment sector very hard. The virus came like a perfect storm for the industry, and it caused a blow to demand and supply. A great many garment…

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Restrictions in response to COVID-19 are likely to exacerbate conditions of migrant domestic workers in the Middle East

Restrictions in response to COVID-19 are likely to exacerbate conditions of migrant domestic workers in the Middle East

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has urged governments to include the protection of women in their response to the deadly novel coronavirus pandemic. Reports of domestic violence have surged globally in…

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Garment and textile workers are facing health and economic risks in Pakistan

Garment and textile workers are facing health and economic risks in Pakistan

“The Pakistan government should take measures so that the loss of livelihood and income doesn’t compound the threats workers face to their health,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “The economically marginalized…

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Coronavirus Outbreak Will Have Negative Impact On Mental Health: WHO

Coronavirus Outbreak Will Have Negative Impact On Mental Health: WHO

Mental health is becoming a new challenge amidst lockdowns world over to combat the pandemic. Companies have now started looking for novice ways to help employees working from home and even women who have been…

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