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Rana Plaza in retrospect: What has changed in a decade?

Following the Rana Plaza tragedy, a global movement arose, demanding accountability, justice, and systemic change for garment workers

RMG workers’ holidays to start from April 20: BGMEA

The holidays for the garment workers will start in phases from April 20 as the Eid-ul-Fitr is likely to be celebrated on April 22.

RMG Unrest: No 'innocent' to be sacked

No “innocent” garment worker would be suspended, but those who got involved in criminal activities during the weeklong labour unrest would be punished, the BGMEA president said yesterday.

Gang rape on running bus: 5 transport workers remanded

Dhaka court places five transport workers on a three-day remand each in a case filed over a gang rape incident in a moving bus on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Dhamrai.

3 held for ‘raping’ garment worker in Dhaka

Police have arrested three youths in connection with “raping” a garment worker in Mirpur area of Dhaka.

Eid allowance: RMG workers for payment before 20th Ramadan

Different garment workers' associations call upon the factory owners to pay the apparel workers’ salary and Eid allowance before the 20th Ramadan.

Rape on Bus / Six transport leaders sued for cover-up bid

Nine transport workers and leaders have been sued over the “gang-rape” of a female garment worker in a moving bus in Tangail on Friday.

RMG worker burnt in acid attack dies

A garment worker, who was injured in an acid attack allegedly by her husband in Savar, died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

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.

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 year.

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