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Out of the ashes of Rana Plaza

The factory collapse in 2013 caused an international outcry – but have labour conditions improved? Thulsi Narayanasamy reports from Bangladesh.

Filed in: Bangladesh Trade Unions Work

Mostafa's story

One man’s inspiring but disturbing journey to become a rickshaw rider in Bangladesh. Photos by Ana Norman Bermudez.

Filed in: Bangladesh Disability Photography Work

Cooking up improved conditions in the kitchen

Cleaner, quicker stoves will benefit women and their families in south Asia, says Lucy Stevens.

Filed in: Bangladesh India Nepal Women

Photo militants, defying the laws of gravity

In March, an exhibition in London will highlight 25 years of Bangladeshi photography from the Pathshala media school.

Filed in: Bangladesh Photography

Climate caravan message hits home

Change the system, acknowledge responsibility, activists declare. Jarred Sferruzzi witnesses the end of an epic journey.

Filed in: Activism Bangladesh Climate Change India Nepal

Climate Caravan shows the way

Jarred Sferruzzi on a journey across Bangladesh, India and Nepal to build solidarity in the struggle for climate justice.

Filed in: Bangladesh Climate Change

The brave and the blameless: women survivors of war-time rape

A global summit to end sexual violence in conflict takes place this week. Subi Shah reports.

Filed in: Bangladesh Bosnia-Herzegovina Conflict Serbia and Montenegro Women

Why the problem of Bangladesh isn't solved yet

The people who make our clothes are economic prisoners, says Anna McMullen of Labour Behind the Label.

Filed in: Bangladesh Economics Poverty Work

Why I won’t be boycotting Primark

After the factory deaths in Bangladesh, Ilana Winterstein says consumer pressure is what’s needed to make brands listen to workers.

Filed in: Bangladesh Ethical Consumerism Human Rights Trade Unions Work

Bring workers’ rights back into fashion

Angered by the avoidable tragic factory collapse at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at how we’ve regressed on employment.

Filed in: Bangladesh Corporations Human Rights India Politics Trade Unions Work

Stop persecution in Bangladesh and Pakistan

While minority rights are eroded, Pakistan enjoys impunity as a ‘strategic ally’ of the US, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Bangladesh Human Rights India Minorities Pakistan

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