April 14, 2014
It has been nearly a year since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh left more than 1,100 workers dead.
April 14, 2014 /
Radio New Zealand International
Ken Weiss discusses the choices facing women garment workers in Bangladesh.
April 10, 2014 /
A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh, clothing manufacturers and retailers still have a long way to go in making amends.
April 8, 2014 /
In Bangladesh, efforts to establish norms of health and safety regulation across factory production lines have met with resistance. The fear is that overseas buyers will take business elsewhere.
April 8, 2014
One year after the collapse of Rana Plaza many workers in Bangladesh still depend on garment-making—despite the low wages and high safety risk that come with the job.
April 4, 2014
More than 1,100 people lost their lives a year ago. What reforms are needed to make sure this never happens again?
March 17, 2014
The women and girls who work in the sweatshops of Bangladesh’s garment industry put in backbreaking hours for pitiful wages.
March 13, 2014 /
The Los Angeles Times
The garment factory workers toil for paltry wages. But such jobs give Bangladeshi girls a measure of independence in a traditional Muslim society.
February 23, 2014
"Easy Like Water," a film that documents one man's mission to help Bangladesh's schools adapt to climate change, attracts notice from television broadcasts.
November 23, 2013
Jason Motlagh returns to Bangladesh to investigate its export garment industry in the wake of the Rana Plaza tragedy.