Rana Plaza Tragedy

Rana Plaza Tragedy

ILO offers to work with FBCCI in further improving industrial safety

The issue was discussed when ILO Bangladesh country director Tuomo Poutiainen called on FBCCI president Md Jashim Uddin at his office

ILO offers to work with FBCCI in further improving industrial safety

Workplace deaths increase in non-RMG industries

At least 168 workers died in factory fires between 2018 and 7 July 2021. Of them 167 workers were from the non-RMG sector. The fire incident injured more than 300 non-RMG workers and at least 40 RMG ...

Workplace deaths increase in non-RMG industries

Safety at the workplace must be given priority

The concerned regulatory bodies seem responsive only when a massive industrial disaster happens. After a few days, the irregularities continue as they were

Safety at the workplace must be given priority

Bangladesh factory fires recurring nightmare

The authorities promised better safety standards after the collapse of the Rana Plaza building, which killed more than 1,100 workers and injured hundreds in 2013 in Bangladesh’s apparel industry’s ...

Firefighters work at the scene of a fire that broke out at a factory named Hashem Foods Ltd. in Rupganj of Narayanganj district, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 9 July 2021

Retailers, unions agree on 3-month extension to Bangladesh workers’ safety accord

Unions said they will pull out of the organisation now running the accord - called the RMG Sustainability Council - if retailers do not commit to the legally binding portion of the agreement

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

Meril-Prothom Alo Savar Support Fund

They go ahead with their studies and dreams

Twenty children of families affected by the Rana Plaza disaster are studying in various educational institutions on scholarships from the Meril-Prothom Alo Savar Support Fund

Hasan Mahmud and Farzana Akhter are a brother and sister who have received this scholarship. Hasan wants to be a banker and Farzana, a physician. Their father Forkan Howladar died in the Rana Plaza collapse. Photo taken in Mohakhali, Dhaka on 23 April 2021

Rana Plaza collapse: Wait for justice doesn't end even in 8 years

Ashraful Islam was born in a poor family at Gauripur of Mymensingh. When he was only 18 he came to Dhaka in search of work. He joined a garment factory in Rana Plaza of Savar. Ill-fated Ashraful lost ...

Rana Plaza collapse: Wait for justice doesn't end even in 8 years

Rana Plaza disaster

Picturing Bangladesh

The pictures are painful – but then the event was extraordinarily painful, a national trauma that persisted long after the rubble had been cleared.

A volunteer rescuer, Mohammad Mobarak Hossain, during the rescue operation at Rana Plaza. 
28 April 2013

Brands urged to extend workers’ safety deal, eight years after Rana Plaza disaster

Labour leaders want the Accord to be renewed in Bangladesh, the world’s second-largest exporter of garments, and extended to other countries with dangerous working conditions

In this photograph taken on 24 April 2013, Bangladeshi civilian volunteers assist in rescue operations after an eight-storey Rana Plaza collapsed in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka

57pc Rana Plaza survivors remain unemployed: Survey

Nearly 57 per cent of the survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse have remained unemployed, according to a survey

57pc Rana Plaza survivors remain unemployed: Survey
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