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Where Ships and Workers Go to Die - Shipbreaking in Bangladesh & The Failure of Global Institutions to Protect Worker Rights

Author: Natl. Labor Committee [USA], Published on: 1 September 2009

Some of the world’s largest decommissioned tanker ships...have been run up on the beaches of Bangladesh...Thirty thousand Bangladeshi workers, some of them children...toil 12 hours a day, seven days a week, for wages of just 22 to 32 cents an hour, doing one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. [The Resource Centre invited the Bangladesh Ship Breakers Association and Kabir Steel Shipbreaking Yard to respond to this report but they declined to respond]

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Related companies: Bangladesh Ship Breakers Kabir Steel Shipbreaking Yard