Business & Human Rights

Discriminatory policies and lack of safety measures make workers easy...

The Jordanian factories operated by Sidney Apparels are hotbeds of coronavirus infections due to discriminatory policies and a lack of safety measures, wa...

Human rights violations ignored as Saudi Arabia hosts global summit o...

With only a few days left in the annual “Group of 20” summit—hosted this year in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia—ImpACT urges participants to call out the economic a...

Saudi initiative to improve migrant-worker conditions is good first s...

The initiative by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to improve working conditions for foreign workers is a good first step, says ImpACT International for Human...

The new online reality: How to protect employees' rights during remot...

Employers are obligated to arrange for employees to acquire all tools and other resources

Due to poor planning, thousands of Egyptian university workers are go...

Over 4,000 employees of Egypt’s Workers University are working without pay due to negligence, poor planning and failure to meet the requirements of the Mi...

Factories in Jordan are epicenter of coronavirus pandemic due to negl...

Workers in Jordanian factories are being neglected and ill-treated

Cooperation agreements with Israeli banks implicate Emirati instituti...

Cooperation agreements between Israeli and Emirati banks and other institutions may violate the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Ri...

New study: UAE ISPs violate users' privacy

Indifferent to basic human rights and with no state oversight, the main internet service providers (ISPs) in the United Arab Emirates violate the privacy...

Protecting MENA’s women: The role businesses can play in preventing g...

Women long have been victimized by a wide spectrum of violence and abuse—psychological, sexual and physical. Femicide is on the far end of that continuum...

Forgotten voices: Migrant workers left scrambling for survival follow...

On the 4th of August 2020, the world was left speechless after a devastating explosion shook the busy port of Beirut’s city centre. The destruction caused...

Fast-fashion brands tainted by human rights abuses and forced labour:...

Too many of the world’s most popular fashion brands are stained by allegations of forced labour and violations of workers’ human rights. Human rights orga...

Beirut explosion: the path to disaster

The two explosions that occurred on 4 August levelled hundreds of buildings near Beirut Port, killing at least 158 people, wounding more than 6,000 and ca...