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Garment workers to graduates: Bangladeshi women aim to shake up textile sector

Today the 23-year-old is one of the first graduates of a special university programme that aims to inspire female workers to become leaders and boost women's rights across industries.

Garment workers in a factory

Netherlands to assist Bangladesh in circular economy

As one of Bangladesh’s major development partners, the Netherlands will assist Bangladesh in adapting to circular economy in the changed development scene.

Bangladesh’s newly appointed ambassador, Muhammad Riaz Hamidullah, presents his credentials to King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands on Thursday

Asia's garment workers say virus used as cover to smash unions

From factory floors in India to the warehouses of Cambodia, garment workers for global brands say the collapse in demand triggered by the coronavirus is being used as a cover to break their unions.

Women work in a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 3 May 2020

Journos assaulted for 'reporting gang rape’ of RMG worker

The authorities of Denim Processing Plant on Thursday allegedly assaulted two journalists for reporting the rape of a garment worker in Belasahar of Cumilla’s Chandina upazila.

Map of Cumilla

Patchy demand at stores spells more pain for Asian garment suppliers

A Morgan Stanley survey found that 57 per cent of British consumers planned to stay away from clothing stores for fear of catching the coronavirus. The surge in online sales during the lockdown is ...

Workers at an RMG factory in Bangladesh

Additional 1pc export incentive to continue for RMG sector

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed to continue with the additional export incentive of 1 per cent in the next fiscal year in addition to existing other incentives.

Additional 1pc export incentive to continue for RMG sector

RMG worker layoff after taking Tk 50b inhuman: Rizvi

BNP’s senior secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has denounced BGMEA president’s announcement of a workers’ layoff from June. He said that after they took a stimulus package of Tk 50 billion, this ...

Ruhul Kabir Rizvi

No announcement made on layoffs: BGMEA

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Saturday said its president Rubana Huq did not “announce” anything about job cuts in the industry from June - although it was not ...

BGMEA president Rubana Huq

BGMEA president urged to withdraw ‘anti-worker’ statement

The leaders of Bangladesh Confederation of Labour (BCL) on Friday said the national disaster caused by the coronavirus pandemic will be intensified if the owners start laying off readymade garment ...

BGMEA president Rubana Huq

RMG worker ‘killed after rape’ in Bogura

A garment worker was allegedly killed after being raped in Gandagram village of Bogura’s Shajahanpur upazila early Friday.

RMG worker ‘killed after rape’ in Bogura
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