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Bangladesh’s Leather Industry Exposes Workers and Children to Toxic Hazards

March 30, 2017|

Rotting animal hides and toxic chemicals. That's the stench emanating from a neighborhood in Bangladesh’s capital, where hundreds of leather tanneries are packed into two square miles and workers, toiling away under horrific conditions, don’t know the full danger they face. Hari Sreenivasan narrates this report from Pulitzer Center grantees Justin Kenny and Larry Price.