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DRC unions confront challenges of supply chain due diligence [IndustriALL] 2021-05-03

Online union training full of promise [Education International] 2021-03-25

Nurses brutally raped while on duty [PSI] 2020-09-22

The government must pay “new units” teachers and address COVID-19 financial deficit [EI] 2020-07-18

Mine Workers at Risk During Covid-19 [Human Rights Watch] 2020-06-12

Strike ends at Tenke Fungurume after workers agree “isolation bonus” following lockdown [MiningMX] 2020-05-25

United teaching unions set out firm conditions for the reopening of schools [Education International] 2020-05-25

Tesla, Apple among firms accused of aiding child labor [Reuters/Daily Maverick] 2019-12-17

Development Banks Linked to Palm Oil Abuses, including violations of workers' rights [Human Rights Watch] 2019-11-25

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak in the DRC an International Public Health Emergency [PSI] 2019-07-22

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DRC unions confront challenges of supply chain due diligence 2021-05-03 [IndustriALL]

Online union training full of promise 2021-03-25 [Education International]

FAJ mourns the death of its Steering Committee Member and Congolese Journalists’ Leader 2021-01-28 [IFJ]

Collaboration of education trade unions in the production of a guide on COVID-19 in schools 2020-11-07 [EI]

As incremental efforts to end child labour by 2025 persist, Congo’s child miners – exhausted and exploited – ask the world to “pray for us” 2020-10-16 [Equal Times]

Nurses brutally raped while on duty 2020-09-22 [PSI]

The government must pay “new units” teachers and address COVID-19 financial deficit 2020-07-18 [EI]

Call for eased lockdown for miners 2020-06-21 [Yahoo]

Mining companies in DRC warned against confining workers at mining sites 2020-06-14 [Peoples Dispatch]

Mine Workers at Risk During Covid-19 2020-06-12 [Human Rights Watch]

Workers paid allowance after strike at DRC mine 2020-06-11 [IndustriALL]

Mineros de la RDC reciben bonificación después de hacer huelga 2020-06-11 [IndustriALL]

United teaching unions set out firm conditions for the reopening of schools 2020-06-04 [Education international]

Strike ends at Tenke Fungurume after workers agree “isolation bonus” following lockdown 2020-05-25 [MiningMX]

United teaching unions set out firm conditions for the reopening of schools 2020-05-25 [Education International]

Congo locks down mining area, some workers repatriated over coronavirus 2020-03-24 [The Financial Post]

Tesla, Apple among firms accused of aiding child labor 2019-12-17 [Reuters/Daily Maverick]

Development Banks Linked to Palm Oil Abuses, including violations of workers' rights 2019-11-25 [Human Rights Watch]

Workers fear job losses at Glencore cobalt mine 2019-08-14 [IndustriALL]

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak in the DRC an International Public Health Emergency 2019-07-22 [PSI]

Calls for sustainable mining after 43 artisanal miners killed in DRC landslide 2019-07-05 [IndustriALL]

Glencore’s Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners 2019-07-01 [Daily Maverick]

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