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  • Bangladesh Garment Workers Minimum Wage

    Women workers' safety in RMG factories

    The finding of a survey that 83 percent female garment workers have faced some form of sexual harassment in their workplace is shocking. The survey also found that many of the garment factories do not have any committee for lodging complaints of sexual harassment which is mandatory as per the direction of the High Court.

  • Empowering Bangladesh's female garment workers

    FOR four decades, the garment industry has powered Bangladesh's economy and put more people to work than any other sector. Women in particular have benefited from this hiring boom, and today, a majority of the industry's four million employees are female.