Business and Human Rights

NGO Coalition on Youth and Migrant Labour

On February 14, 2017, as love was being celebrated the world over, a group of NGOs united around their commitment to young migrant workers. The […]

Implementation of Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act, 2013 in the garment sector – an Event Report

As part of the study on Human Rights and Grievance Mechanisms, Cividep aims to urge state authorities to clarify the role and responsibility of various […]

From Temple Town to Industrial Hub: through the eyes of young workers

Activists of Cividep, a labour rights organisation, recently met with a group of young women from Thirupandhiyur who work at an electronics factory in Sriperumbudur. […]

19 Public Reports published by Corporate Accountability Research

Corporate Accountability Research had recently launched the findings of five years of research and analysis animated by questions about how a growing class of non-judicial redress […]

Conference on International legally binding instrument on TNCs with respect to human rights

On September 15, 2016, Cividep India conducted a consultation meeting in New Delhi to discuss the possibilities of establishing an international legally binding treaty to […]

Global Labour University announces Online Course on Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

The Massive Open Online Course on decent work in global supply chains is now open for enrolment on This online course offers the opportunity […]

Podcast on the need for a legally-binding treaty for human and labour rights

Dr. Surya Deva discusses the importance of establishing an international legally binding treaty to regulate the activities of transnational and domestic corporations, and protect human […]

Remedy Remains Rare

National Contact Points (NCPs) were established to promote adherence to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines). In 2000, these state-based offices began accepting […]

Reuters publishes news article on the Stitching Our Shoes Report

Homeworkers Worldwide (HWW), Labour Behind the Label and Cividep India, came together to tell the story of thousands of women homeworkers stitching leather shoes for […]

Cividep India highlights garment workers issues for the 2016 Asia Regional Forum on Business & Human Rights

The prestigious 2016 Asia Regional Forum on Business & Human Rights will be held on 19-20 April 2016 in Doha, Qatar. The event is an opportunity to […]