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News by Country: Bangladesh

17 May 2020

Bangladesh

·     Bangladesh: Garment workers at risk of COVID-19 infection as factories supplying to major brands reopen, against Health Ministry advice (Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, 15 May 2020)

·     Covid-19 impact and responses: Bangladesh (Fair Wear, 13 May)

·     Garment factories in Bangladesh reopen amid COVID-19 lockdown (The New Indian Express, 28 April 2020)

·     Far from the spotlight, women workers are among the hardest hit by COVID-19 in Bangladesh (UN Women, 27 April 2020)

·     COVID-19: South Asian countries need a migrant worker-friendly disaster management policy (ORF, 23 April 2020)

·     Bangladesh garment workers seek unpaid wages as orders stop (ET Retail, 17 April 2020)

·     Thousands of 'Starving' Bangladesh Garment Workers Protest for Pay During Covid-19 Lockdown (News 18, 13 April 2020)

·     Bangladesh Must Ramp Up COVID-19 Action to Protect its People, Revive Economy (World Bank, 12 April 2020)

·     Covid-19 and Bangladesh: Looming Crisis in the Horizon (IDSA, 9 April 2020)

·     Massive crisis for Bangladesh’ garment workers (IndustriALL, 8 April 2020)

·     Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers ordered home as factories stay closed (Thomson Reuters, 6 April 2020) 

·     ACT brands commit to responsible business practices in Bangladesh (IndustriALL, 4 April 2020)

·     World Bank fast-tracks $100 million COVID-19 support for Bangladesh (World Bank, 2 April 2020) 

·     Fiscal stimulus amid Covid-19 pandemic (The Financial Express, 1 April 2020)

·     COVID-19: Bangladesh Garment Workers Stand Up for Rights (Solidarity Center, 1 April 2020) 

·     ITUC urges government to stand beside informal sector workers (New Age, 1 April 2020) 

·     ACT brands commit to responsible business practices in Bangladesh (IndustriALL, 31 March 2020) 

·     Factories to remain open amid viral pandemic (New Age, 23 March 2020) 



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