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Story Publication logo April 14, 2014

Bangladesh: Fashion Victims

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Image by Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times. Egypt, 2011.
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The largest generation in history is entering its prime childbearing years, poised to add 2 billion...

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Garment workers sew sweaters on a factory floor in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Image by Jason Motlagh. Bangladesh, 2013.

It's been a year since more than 1,100 people were killed in the Rana Plaza In Bangladesh garment factory collapse. Designer Francis Hooper explores where New Zealand's designer clothes are made, and Pulitzer prize-winning US journalist Ken Weiss contemplates the stark choices facing women garment workers in Bangladesh. (Ken's interview starts at the 18:20 mark.)

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