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How the Garment Industry Started in Bangladesh

Bangladesh was created out of chaos in the early 1970s, at a moment when millions in the country were dying from a combination of war and famine. The future looked exceedingly bleak. Abdul Majid Chowdhury and Noorul Quader were Bangladeshi

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Are stronger Bangladeshi Unions good for economics and politics? – a perspective

The fallout from the April 24 collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh has had severe domestic and international reactions. The international buyers and governments have responded vehemently to these events. Careful reappraisal of labor issues has been

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The Father of Microcredit and Social Business, Prof. Mohammad Yunus, Appeals To Support The Garment Industry

The Nobel laureate and social activist Muhammad Yunus has asked western consumers and businesses to help reform Bangladesh’s booming but unregulated garment industry after the deaths of more than 1,000 people last month in the collapse of a factory in

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17 Days Solitude – An Opinion from a Mental Health Expert

What is it like to sit in a dark room for hour after hour, never seeing another living human being? What is it like to know that above you is a colossal wreck, blocking your exit – to see the

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