A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza complex, safety measures and working conditions for garment factory workers have gotten better, but there is still a long way to go.
Ken Weiss discusses the choices facing women garment workers in Bangladesh.
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.
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.
The garment factory workers toil for paltry wages. But such jobs give Bangladeshi girls a measure of independence in a traditional Muslim society.
The Matlab Health Research Center in Bangladesh showed how a personalized, doorstep service to make contraceptives available to poor Muslim women improved their family's health and welfare.
Leather from Bangladesh is in great demand at fashion houses from Italy to Hong Kong, but it comes at a cost: toxic waste and disease in the tanneries of Dhaka. TIME takes a look inside.
Months after the Rana Plaza factory disaster, victims’ families have received little or no compensation.
Grantee Jason Motlagh discusses the lack of reforms in the Bangladesh garment industry in the wake of the Rana Plaza tragedy.
Hundreds of survivors of Bangladesh's Tazreen factory fire, which claimed at least 112 lives, have been unable to get adequate medical and financial help.
The Dhaka garment-factory collapse of April 24 claimed the lives of 1,129 people, but rectifying atrocious working practices amid an international uproar is proving a tall order.