Business and Human Rights

#WhoCares? campaign for business responsibilities towards childcare and maternity rights

June 1, 2018 1:18 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Media

The #WhoCares? campaign, run by FEMNET, is aimed at European consumers and asks Who Cares for the children of seamstresses in India, for maternity rights […]

National Round-Table on Working Conditions and Social Dialogue in the Indian Electronics Industry, Chennai, 9 March 2018

February 9, 2018 6:35 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics, Media

On 9 March 2018, Cividep India, Good Electronics and Electronics Watch are organising a National Round-Table on Working Conditions and Social Dialogue in the Indian […]

Report on Conditions of Migrant Workers in Bangalore’s Garment Industry

February 5, 2018 8:20 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Garment, Reports

The state of Karnataka is known as the textile hub of India. It is responsible for 20% of the national garment production and 8% of […]

Mapping ‘invisible’ shoemakers in south India: RMIT Round-Table in Vellore

February 2, 2018 4:58 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Leather, Media

In December 2017, the RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) Round-Table facilitated by Cividep India in Vellore, brought together women workers, manufacturers, charities and brands […]

Cividep Contribution to Comparative Study on the Impact of Tanneries on Communities in North and South India

January 11, 2018 10:48 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Leather, Reports

Cividep India contributed to a report titled ‘Watch your step: A study on the social and environmental impacts of tanneries in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil […]

National Conference on Business Responsibilities for Childcare in Workplaces

December 19, 2017 4:15 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Garment, Reports

Cividep India, with Heinrich Böll Stiftung, held a national conference on ‘Business Responsibilities for Childcare in Workplaces’ in New Delhi, India on 24 October 2017. […]

Regional Risk Assessment of the Electronics Industry in India

November 8, 2017 6:38 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Electronics, Reports

Electronics Watch has released a Regional Risk Assessment of the Electronics Industry in India.  The report documents factory compliance with labour laws in India and […]

NGO Coalition on Youth and Migrant Labour

March 5, 2017 10:10 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics

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

February 15, 2017 10:00 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Garment, Reports

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

January 24, 2017 9:06 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics

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. […]