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Abuse of workers’ rights reached record highs in 2022. Where are things getting better and worse?

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Abuse of workers’ rights reached record highs in 2022. Image: Unsplash/Scott Blake

Victoria Masterson
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Violations of worker's rights between 2014 and 2022.
Violations of workers’ rights are increasing in many parts of the world. Image: Global Rights Index 2022

Right to collective bargaining between 2014 and 2022.
Collective bargaining is seriously restricted in 117 countries. Image: Global Rights Index 2022

Violation of workers rights by region between 2014 and 2022.
The proportion of countries violating workers’ rights is increasing. Image: Global Rights Index 2022

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