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Three years on from Rana Plaza disaster and little improvement in transparency or worker conditions
Author: Kate Nicholl & Vikram Shako in www.theconversation.com, Published on: 21 April 2016
Three years since the Rana Plaza collapse which killed 1100 people, small steps have been made towards improving the transparency of the garment supply chain, to help consumers understand the conditions in which their clothes are produced...The collapse of a garment factory in the plaza highlighted the lack of safety procedures and the oppressive conditions that workers are subjected to. Yet conditions and wages remain very poor for garment factory workers in countries like Bangladesh, despite surface efforts by western retailers.