workers rights

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.

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019

Working for a brighter future in Asia

With nearly two decades of strong economic growth, the world’s highest employment ratios and lowest unemployment rates, and massive technological innovation, some say “Asia is the future” or even “The future is Asia”.

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.

February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019

Are our workers' rights so cheap?

A joint publication brought out by Oxfam, Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies (BILS) and Institute for Workers and Trade Unions in Vietnam paints a dismal picture of workers in Bangladeshi factories where Australian fashion brands source their apparels from.

May 1, 2015
May 1, 2015

Is the new model of trade unions the answer?

THE history and development of trade unions in the garment sector is different from other industrial sectors of Bangladesh.