Bangladesh garment worker

May 5, 2020
May 5, 2020

4 Covid-19 infected RMG workers return to Gazipur from Sunamganj

Four ready-made garment workers, who tested positive for Covid-19 in Sunamganj’s Tahirpur upazila, have returned to Gazipur to join work.

September 4, 2019
September 4, 2019

2 Ashulia garment factories shut over workers’ unrest

Authorities of two garment factories in Ashulia shut down the two factories indefinitely following an ongoing protest over dismissing 58 workers.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

How do we improve maternal health of garment workers?

The influx of millions of female workers to work at the garment factories has created unique health challenges, issues and needs that have mostly remained unstudied and unaddressed.

October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

Garment workers clash with cops in N'ganj

At least 35 people, including 10 policemen, were injured as police and workers of a closed readymade garment factory clashed at Adamjee EPZ in Narayanganj city yesterday.

July 21, 2018
July 21, 2018

Skilled workforce is RMG's future

It is well-known that the minimum wage of Bangladesh's garment workers is one of the lowest in the world, but what is less well-known and discussed far less often, is that the productivity of the sector is also the lowest among apparel producing nations, largely due to the fact that Bangladeshi workers lag behind other nations in skills and suffer from a lack of skill development opportunities and facilities.

March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018

‘RMG workers are unaware they are sexually harassed’

Bangladesh’s garment workers are mostly unaware that they are being sexually harassed at factories, ManusherJonno Foundation says in a report.