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  • RMG worker beaten to death for ‘theft’

    Employees of a readymade garment factory in Rampura beat a factory worker dead following allegations of theft yesterday. RMG workers took to the street in protest and blocked the DIT Road for two-and-a-half hours yesterday afternoon, triggering tailbacks.

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    RMG worker beaten to death in Malibagh over ‘theft’

    A worker of a ready-made garment (RMG) factory dies after he is severely beaten on allegation of theft in Malibagh area of Dhaka.

  • Rape of RMG Worker: 4 transport workers get life term

    A Tangail court yesterday awarded four transport workers with life imprisonment for raping a garment worker in a moving bus in the district’s Dhanbari upazila in 2016.

  • Ashulia RMG workers on hunger strike

    Workers of a garment factory, who have been terminated allegedly for protesting sexual harassment of a fellow worker, started an indefinite hunger strike in Jamgor area of Ashulia.

  • RMG worker gang raped in Tangail

    Woman 'raped' by eight men in Tangail

    A group of eight men on Friday night allegedly gang-raped a ready-made garment worker after physically assaulting her husband.

  • Suspended in name, ‘blacklisted’ for life

    Arif Hossain* has been worried about his future since his name and photo was put on a list of “suspended” workers outside his garment factory in Ashulia in the middle of January.

  • Worker killed in Savar clash

    A garment worker was shot dead allegedly by police and at least 36 others were injured in separate clashes between garment workers and law enforcers at Savar yesterday.

  • Mayhem in Malibagh as road crash kills two

    The capital's Malibagh neighbourhood turned violent yesterday as garments workers went on a rampage -- vandalising and setting fire to vehicles -- and clashed with police following the death of two girls, including a garment worker in a road accident in the area.

  • RMG worker gang-raped in moving bus

    A 24-year-old woman was gang raped in a moving bus on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Dhamrai Sunday night, police said.

  • Bangladeshi garments worker

    Most garment workers have no contract:Survey

    More than 72 percent of the garment workers in Dhaka and Gazipur do not have any appointment letters, according to a survey conducted by Manusher Jonno Foundation, a non-governmental organisation.

  • RMG worker ‘gang-raped’ in Savar

    A garment worker is reportedly gang-raped by four men including her boy friend in Hemayetpur area of Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka.

  • 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.

  • 2 impaired RMG workers killed as train hit them in Gazipur

    Two physically challenged readymade garment workers are killed as a train hit them in Gazipur.

  • 100 RMG workers fall sick ‘drinking water’ at factory

    One-hundred workers of a garments factory had to take treatment at the hospital today after drinking water from the factory canteen.

  • 100 workers sick drinking factory water in Ashulia

    Over a hundred workers of a garment unit fall sick after drinking the factory’s supply water in Ashulia, on the outskirts of Dhaka.

  • Rana Plaza two-year anniversary

    TWO years ago, the Rana Plaza building collapsed, crushing workers and drawing the world's attention to the readymade garment (RMG) sector in Bangladesh.

  • Rana Plaza victims

    Two years of denial and betrayal

    THE families of Rana Plaza victims have passed two years crying for their dear and near ones, suffering in their daily lives and waiting for due compensation and jobs.

  • 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.

  • RMG workers sufferings

    Post-Rana Plaza initiatives and sustainability of the RMG sector

    THE tragedy that took place on April 24, 2013 in a suburb of Bangladesh, a few miles away from the capital, became a global tragedy.

  • Failures in Cambodia RMG sector

    Workers in Cambodia’s garment factories often experience discriminatory and exploitative labour conditions including dismissal by employer at will and poor government inspection and enforcement, making it difficult for the vast majority of whom are young women, to assert their rights