garment worker

August 3, 2015
August 3, 2015

Trying to save child, man dies under train

A garment worker dies under a train when he tried to save a child standing on the rail tracks in Dhaka’s Banani area.

May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015

Protesting garment workers

IT is a story of aggrieved garment workers – with a difference! The ring of familiarity ends with their demand for payment of arrear salaries when this is drowned in the more strident chorus of...

April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015

Let there be light

AT the beginning of the industrial revolution, a farmer was also able to make shoes, and the women spent their days making handmade pottery and spinning yarn or cloth.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

Mourning the violence of capital(ism)

ON March 21, 2014, I received the news that Sumaya Khatun, my friend and comrade, a 16-year-old girl who used to work at Tazreen Garments, passed away after battling a cancerous tumour for over a...