Subscribe

Tag

Rana Plaza

‘Cheap and Trendy’ Fashion Comes at a Price
May 18, 2015

‘Cheap and Trendy’ Fashion Comes at a Price

By Kyla Ryan
The rise of “fast fashion” is influencing labor standards in Asia and elsewhere.

2 Years Later, Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Debacle Continues to Resonate Globally
April 27, 2015

2 Years Later, Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Debacle Continues to Resonate Globally

By Zareen Muzaffar
The tragic Rana Plaza collapse in 2013 continues to affect how the world thinks about labor standards and worker safety.
Bangladesh: Cheap T-Shirts and Fundamentalism
April 23, 2014

Bangladesh: Cheap T-Shirts and Fundamentalism

By M. Sophia Newman
The presence of Islamic hardliners among the rescuers at Rana Plaza last year raised some interesting questions.

More Than a Year Later, Bangladesh Factory Owners Charged in Deadly Fire
December 25, 2013

More Than a Year Later, Bangladesh Factory Owners Charged in Deadly Fire

By J.T. Quigley
Prosecutors face an uphill struggle against powerful garment industry executives with ties to government.

H&M in Asia: Rabbits Out, Living Wages In
November 28, 2013

H&M in Asia: Rabbits Out, Living Wages In

By J.T. Quigley
The world’s second largest clothing retailer halts Chinese fur production, raises pay in Bangladesh and Cambodia.

Tales from the Rubble: A Bangladeshi Factory Worker Tells Her Story
October 11, 2013

Tales from the Rubble: A Bangladeshi Factory Worker Tells Her Story

A Bangladeshi woman recalls her harrowing experience when her factory collapsed.

Bangladesh Police Kill Protestors, Charge Families With Murders
August 03, 2013

Bangladesh Police Kill Protestors, Charge Families With Murders

Bangladesh’s police shot and killed 6 protesters. They then charged their families with the murders.

Aftermath of the Rana Plaza Tragedy
May 08, 2013

Aftermath of the Rana Plaza Tragedy

Abandoning Bangladesh altogether would be the worst possible solution.

Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Nightmare
April 27, 2013

Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Nightmare

Reports indicate that over 2,000 people were in the Rana Plaza building on the outskirts of Dhaka when it collapsed.

Page 1 of 1