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12:00 AM, April 07, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 07, 2019

NOWW to improve nutrition for women RMG workers in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Knitwear manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and Nutrition International jointly launched a new initiative 'Nutrition of Working Women (NoWW)' to improve nutrition of women workers of garment factories in Bangladesh recently, says a press release.

Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon, MP, Honourable Whip, Bangladesh Parliament was present as the Chief Guest. High Commissioner of Canada to Bangladesh, Benoit Préfontaine; Country Director of International Labor Organisation Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen; Vice President Strategy and Growth of Nutrition International, Brian Harrigan and Country Director of  Nutrition International Bangladesh Zaki Hasan were also present in the occasion.

Through a joint investment of BKMEA and Nutrition International, supported by the Government of Canada, the NoWW initiative aims to benefit a total of 240,000 workers including 180,000 women employed in the garment factories in Bangladesh located in greater Dhaka and Narayanganj over a period of 18 months.

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