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4 February 2019

Bangladesh’s garment factories must never become death traps again

Author: Aruna Kashyap, Human Rights Watch

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4 February 2019

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30 January 2019

India: World Bank and Tata Group must take urgent action to address long-standing health and safety concerns on their tea plantations

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7 January 2019

India: Unsafe workspace has resulted in lower female workforce participation

Despite its growing economy, India has one of lowest female labour force participation rates in the world. The factors contributing to this phenomenon are multi-faceted. Concerns of personal safety, security including fear of sexual harassment and opp...

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1 January 2019

Bangladesh: Alliance for Bangladesh Workers Safety announces end of its tenure

Author: NewAge Bangladesh

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1 January 2019

Bangladesh: Recent amendments in Labour Act considered a step toward better labour law

Author: Md. Sameer Sattar, The Daily Star, Bangladesh

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5 December 2018

Bangladesh: Accord: blessing turns burden?

Author: Refayet Ullah Mirdha, Daily Star, Bangladesh

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27 November 2018

Bangladesh: Commerce Minister criticises Accord for slow remediation

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27 November 2018

Pakistan: Over 318 workers killed in last eight years in coal mines in Balochistan

Author: Syed Ali Shah, DAWN, Pakistan

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21 November 2018

India: Ongoing strike at chromite mine triggered by worker injuries during landslide

Author: JP Casey, Mining Technology, UK

“Strike negotiations at Indian chromite mine collapse following accident”, 9 November 2018...

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