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The Biggest Festival of Bangladesh – Garment Workers Suffer Once More

The suffering of Garment workers in Bangladesh during major national and religious festivals continues throughout the month of fasting and the Eid day (“Eid” is the end of the fasting month and the greatest festival of Bangladesh). On 14 July

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Charges finally pressed against 42 over the Rana Plaza Collapse

Afters more than a couple of years passed by, authorities have finally pressed charges against 42 people over the Rana Plaza factory disaster which took the life of more than 1200 victims, making hundreds orphans and many thousands critically injured

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Factory Fire in Gazipur – Casualties Uncertain

Fire rages on as Dignity Textile Mills Limited remains engulfed in flames since yesterday, melting its steel frame, and heating up to such an extent that fire fighters are finding it hard to extinguish this mess. As per the National

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Earthquakes Shake Vulnerable Garment Factories

The Recent tremors felt by Bangladesh following the earthquakes in Nepal and North and Northeastern India has left the capital city Dhaka in the grip of fear and uncertainty. Among all fears and uncertainty, the vulnerable workers of garment factories

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Wage Protest Continues at Home Stitch Designs Ltd.

It has been 5 days since workers of Home Stitch Designs Limited are protesting against the management of their factory for not paying their rightful wages or overtime since the last two months. The protest started on 31 March 2015

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Bangladesh Fails To Regain GSP – Improvements Not Enough

On Friday 16 January 2015, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) declared that although they acknowledge Bangladesh’s efforts towards improvement in fire and building safety, much is yet to be done with  regards to worker safety, freedom of association, safety

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The Crucial Right To Justice – Bangladeshi Garment Workers

The Bangladeshi Garment Industry has shown remarkable resilience over the years with strong growth in times of global financial hard times. Some of the industry’s success is credited to its focus on low end garment whose demand remains strong in

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