#bangladesh

  • Article: First Female President of Bangladesh Garment Group  Seeks to Reform Industry

    First Female President of Bangladesh Garment Group Seeks to Reform Industry

    From Voice of America|May 22, 2019

    Huq says she plans to offer transparency, create a regulatory agency, and improve industry image. Read more

  • Article: Hospital Boats Bring Free Health Care to Bangladesh's Remote Islands

    Hospital Boats Bring Free Health Care to Bangladesh's Remote Islands

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 22, 2019

    Heavily impacted by climate change, residents are able to easily seek care with the new boat system. Read more

  • Article: More Women Are Taking Charge in Bangladesh's $28 Billion Garment Industry

    More Women Are Taking Charge in Bangladesh's $28 Billion Garment Industry

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 5, 2018

    Women are taking the lead in negotiating for higher wages, safer workplaces and more respect. Read more

  • Article: Cate Blanchett Just Warned the World About the Latest Risk for Rohingya Refugees

    Cate Blanchett Just Warned the World About the Latest Risk for Rohingya Refugees

    By David Brand|March 21, 2018

    Monsoon-related floods could be lethal for the Rohingya in refugee camps. Read more

  • Article: Rohingya Refugees Say Myanmar Is Now Using Starvation as a 'Weapon'

    Rohingya Refugees Say Myanmar Is Now Using Starvation as a 'Weapon'

    By David Brand|Feb. 8, 2018

    Doctors say the refugees who flee Myanmar arrive in Bangladesh "severely malnourished." Read more

  • Article: 53% of Garment Workers Face Domestic Violence in Bangladesh

    53% of Garment Workers Face Domestic Violence in Bangladesh

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 18, 2018

    Some men feel humiliated when their wives become the main breadwinners. Read more