Draft report from the Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies last year, about the current situation in Bangladesh regarding workers’ rights, violence against women workers in the garment industry, and the extent that trade unions can deal with these issues. Also generally a v good clear insight on how the garment industry is set up in BD. For the actual report click here.
(RMG= ready-made garments; GBV=gender based violence)
- Child labour is at its lowest in the garms industry
- garms industry makes up 80% of BD’s total earnings
- 3.2m workforce
- BD is under high scrutiny to achieve sustainable development goals
- BD has the second highest market share globally of the RMG industry with 9%, China number one at 39%