Safety precautions in construction sites are frequently ignored in Bangladesh
In order to understand the background of the labour movements in South Asia or the plight of workers, here are some books to add to your reading list.
Concentrating on women workers from Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Pakistan, Women and Work in South Asia also tackles the advancement of individual corporate sectors due to the involvement of women workers.
We need a strategy to deal with youth unemployment and improve women's inclusion into the economy
Tea workers may not have had their demands fulfilled, but their united voice brings in a new era of workers' rights.
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”.
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.
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.