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24 Apr 2016

3 years on from Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh - little improvements in health & safety conditions

24 April marks the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,134 people and injured over 2,000 others. The collapse of the eight-story building, which housed five garment factories supplying global brands, is one of the worst industrial accidents to date. The rights and safety of workers are in greater focus now than arguably ever before, but progress in fixing problems in the supply chain is slow, experts and activists say.

What progress has been made since the disaster, and what still remains to be done - read the story