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Posts Tagged ‘human rights’

Canada’s scent-free spaces

"Canadian Human Rights legislation requires that people with diagnosed environmental sensitivities must be accommodated in their workplaces. Consequently, scent-free workplace policies have been implemented to minimise allergic reactions to scented products." Your perfume or aftershave may smell great to you, but others may not be so keen - with legal implications, as Thelma explains.

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Child sex tourism

Several countries, including the UK, can convict people for child sex offences committed abroad. However, enforcement is very mixed. Sometimes, sorry to say, it's a matter of the government of the offender's country of origin not being willing to commit resources to extraditing and prosecuting its own criminals.

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British Expat Newsletter:
31 January 2007

This week: Child sex tourism - a shady and secretive crime that's a worldwide problem. Can it be stopped?

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Missing the target?

A bus in Phnom Penh with an ambiguously-placed advert against child sex tourism.

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British Expat Newsletter:
7 September 2005

This week: Weddings - what with arranged marriages, extravagant wedding receptions, and forced marriages, they're not always straightforward affairs.

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