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A bloodstained garment sector: impunity of government officials and factory owners: Tazreen Fashions Limited tragedy

The Garment industry in Bangladesh has developed tremendously since the eighties, however, in an unplanned way. Currently, 3.5 million workers are engaged in 5,000 factories, 80 percent of them women. The readymade garment sector earns Bangladesh a major share of the foreign reserve, and hence keeping the economy moving. During the last fiscal year 2011-2012, […]

December 5, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Constant negligence and lack of responsibility regarding workers

Odhikar is appalled and dismayed at the news of the death of garment workers due to fire in an Ashulia RMG factory near Dhaka on November 24, 2012. The death toll has already crossed 124 workers. This is not the first time that the workers have died in garment factories. Odhikar has repeatedly raised the […]

November 26, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed