News - 2022

Textilworkers in Bangladesch at a sewing maschine

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Open letter to the European Union: Supply chain law hast to ensure gender-responsive due diligence

The draft European supply chain law adopted by the EU on February 23 is a success. It establishes rules for compliance with environmental and human rights standards in global value chains. However, it does not sufficiently address the consequences of corporate actions on women and girls. That is why 82 organizations, including FEMNET, are signing an open letter to the European Union demanding that the text is improved to combat gender inequalities and discrimination in global value chains.