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Jessica Evans is the senior advocate and researcher on international financial institutions at Human Rights Watch

Articles by Jessica Evans

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

In Uzbekistan, the World Bank is masking labour abuses

Uzbekistan has often used forced labour to bring in the cotton harvest. A new report shows that the World Bank’s continuing investment may only prolong the practice.

 


Banking on human rights

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank can contribute to the urgent socio-economic needs of people throughout the region, but only if member countries ensure its respect for rights.

The Philippines: a state of insecurity

Benigno Aquino's inauguration as the Philippines' president raised hopes of improvement in citizens' security. A year on the evidence of progress in this area is hard to find, says Jessica Evans in Manila.
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