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    Sexual harassment: Tamil Nadu takes action in the clothing industry

    Tamil Nadu’s government recently established a multi-stakeholder coalition aimed at stamping out sexual harassment in the state’s numerous clothing and textile factories, and commentators say it offers a clear template for other states and industries to end gender-based sexual harassment and violence at work in India.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 09 May 2024

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    H&M Group and Indian clothing company pledge to prevent sexual harassment in garment factories

    Swedish fashion giant H&M and Eastman Exports Global Clothing Private Limited, one of India’s largest garment manufacturers, have jointly signed a legally-binding agreement pledging to prevent gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH) against women workers at garment factories under Eastman’s control.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 11 May 2022