Bangladesh OHS Projects

Selected articles and reports from 2017
“Global capitalism undermines progress in workplace safety in Bangladesh’s garment industry,” The Pump Handle, November 2, 2017
“Regulating factory safety in the Bangladesh garment industry,” Philip James, et al., Regulation & Governance, October 2017
“Report of the gender based violence platform and international expert-group meeting,” Mondiaal FNU, October 2017
“Strategic Sector Cooperation Denmark-Bangladesh” newsletter, October 2017
“Bangladesh Accord extended three years – worker protections strengthened, proponents promote an ‘alternative to standard CSR programs’,” The Pump Handle, July 18, 2017
“Towards improved fire and building safety in Bangladesh,” International Labor Organization, Dhaka Office, May 2017
“Follow The Thread; The need for supply chain transparency in the garment and footwear industry,” April 2017
“Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West,” Martha Mendoza and Julhas Alam, Associated Press, March 2017
Crackdown in Bangladesh
“Government, industry crackdown in Bangladesh threatens health & safety improvements; clothing brands petitioned to respond,” The Pump Handle, January 26, 2017
“How repressive law enforcement crushed minimum wage protests in Bangladesh’s garment sector,” David Bergman and Muktadir Rashid, The Wire, February 2, 2017
“Misconceptions Regarding Mass Arrests and Terminations in Bangladesh,” Worker Rights Consortium, February 4, 2017
“Branded childhood; How garment brands contribute to low wages, long working hours, school dropout and child labour in Bangladesh,” SOMO, et. al., January 2017
“OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector,” Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, February 2017