Paki Begum spent two days trapped inside the fallen garment factory complex until volunteer rescuers found her and offered a choice: wait and die, or live without your legs. She chose to live. Image by Jason Motlagh. Bangladesh, 2014.
Lutfer Rahman holds the document that his daughter found next to the body of his wife, Rina Rahman, confirming her death in the collapse. Image by Jason Motlagh. Bangladesh, 2014.
An interactive timeline presentation: The Ghosts of Rana Plaza.
Paki Begum, a Rana Plaza survivor, tests out her prosthetic legs at a rehabilitation center in September 2013. The former garment worker has since moved from Dhaka and swears that her daughters will never work in a factory. Image by Jason Motlagh. Bangladesh, 2013.
The articles and videos attached can be used as part of a lesson exploring the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, which is considered one of the worst accidents ever experienced by garment workers.