Mexico’s Maquiladoras: Abuses Against Women Workers

The Mexican government fails to protect women from pregnancy testing and other discriminatory treatment in export-processing factories (maquiladoras) along the U.S.-Mexico border. In No Guarantees: Sex Discrimination in Mexico’s Maquiladora Sector, released today, the Human Rights Watch Women’s Rights Project finds that major U.S.-based and other corporations routinely subject prospective female employees to mandatory urine testing, invasive questions about their […]

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