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Anuradha Nagaraj

British brand Clipper promises slave-free tea

15 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British tea brand Clipper released a list of its Indian suppliers on Thursday, joining a growing campaign to improve worker conditions in the state of Assam and rid the industry of widespread abuse.

British brand Clipper promises slave-free tea

15 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British tea brand Clipper released a list of its Indian suppliers on Thursday, joining a growing campaign to improve worker conditions in the state of Assam and rid the industry of widespread abuse.

Europe's immigration barriers branded 'a gift to traffickers'

15 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - European countries are helping human traffickers by closing their doors to migrants, who risk swapping hardship at home for a new life of slavery on the road, humanitarian experts said on Thursday.

Safety apps map hotspots of harassment of Indian women

15 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New web and phone apps in India are helping women stay safe in public spaces by making it easier for them to report harassment and get help, developers say.

As groundwater runs short, water battles grow in parched Chennai

08 Nov 2018

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the thousands of water lorry drivers who shore up parched Chennai's overtaxed water delivery system went on strike for three days last month, to protest a ruling restricting their access to groundwater, a water crisis ensued.

FEATURE-As groundwater runs short, water battles grow in parched Chennai

08 Nov 2018

CHENNAI, India, Nov 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the thousands of water lorry drivers who shore up parched Chennai's overtaxed water delivery system went on strike for three days last month, to protest a ruling restricting their access to groundwater, a water crisis ensued.

Global garment workers exploited as big brands pressure suppliers: report

31 Oct 2018

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pressure by big brands on suppliers to deliver more quickly and cheaply contributes to labor abuses in factories that manufacture garments, footwear and textiles, according to a report published on Wednesday.

Global garment workers exploited as big brands pressure suppliers - report

31 Oct 2018

CHENNAI, India, Oct 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - P ressure by big brands on suppliers to deliver more quickly and cheaply contributes to labour abuses in factories that manufacture garments, footwear and textiles, according to a report published on Wednesday.

Indian rock quarry slavery survivors welcome stiff sentence for their captors

15 Oct 2018

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Survivors of slavery at a rock quarry in India welcomed a stiff sentence handed to the owner and managers, and said on Monday that the rare ruling sends a strong warning to other employers.

Will Bollywood brush #MeToo claims under the red carpet?

04 Oct 2018

MUMBAI/CHENNAI, India, October 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The first time Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta accused her co-star of sexually harassing her on set a decade ago, she was threatened with violence - and then ignored.

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