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Lesotho garment workers struck landmark deals to tackle gender-based violence. Here’s how it happened.

Country: Lesotho
Issues: Gender-based Violence and Discrimination, Worker-driven Social Responsibility

Rola Abimourched, Libakiso Matlho, Thusoana Ntlama & Robin Runge Experts detail the road to these agreements, how they will work, and what it means for future efforts to protect and empower women workers. Gender-based violence and harassment, including sexual harassment in the world of work, are among the most pervasive human rights violations and most…

Landmark Agreements to Combat Gender-based Violence and Harassment in Lesotho’s Garment Industry

Country: Lesotho
Issues: Gender-based Violence and Discrimination, Worker-driven Social Responsibility

Last Thursday marked the announcement of a set of landmark agreements among leading apparel brands, a coalition of labor unions and women’s rights advocates, and a major apparel supplier to combat gender-based violence and harassment in Lesotho’s garment sector. These enforceable agreements—with Levi Strauss & Co., The Children’s Place, and Kontoor Brands—link the each of…

Levi Strauss, Kontoor Back Worker-Protection Accord in Lesotho

Country: Lesotho
Issues: Gender-based Violence and Discrimination, Worker-driven Social Responsibility