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Muslim teacher denied job for wearing headscarf, wins court compensation in Germany

Muslim teacher denied job for wearing headscarf, wins court compensation in Germany

Muslim teacher in Berlin who wasn’t hired a school because she was wearing a headscarf will receive €8,680 (US$9,250) discrimination compensation, a German court has ruled. Germany labor court in the federal state of Berlin-Brandenburg decided on Thursday that by wearing the headscarf the no woman will pose a threat to the school or its […]

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Breaking the silence on violence against indigenous girls: UN report calls for urgent action

Breaking the silence on violence against indigenous girls: UN report calls for urgent action

June 01, – Violence against women and girls is a pervasive human rights violation that persists in every country in the world and cuts across all socioeconomic groups and cultures. Nevertheless, a UN study launched today highlights that indigenous girls are at heightened risk due to the multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination they face. […]

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UN women acting ED: Need to take more courageous and decisive action against human trafficking

UN women acting ED: Need to take more courageous and decisive action against human trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the most vicious and shocking forms of violence and exploitation—a web of slavery that overwhelmingly ensnares females. Today women and girls comprise more than half of all trafficked victims of forced labour and 98 per cent of all victims of sexual exploitation. The fact that human trafficking is one of […]

May 15, 2013 | By More