International News on Bangladesh

Made in Bangladesh: Fighting for Bangladesh Labor, and Ending Up in Pauper’s Grave(09 September 2012): Affiliated with the A.F.L.-C.I.O., the nonprofit Solidarity Center has 23 field offices on four continents. Bangladesh already had established labor federations, many of which are aligned with political parties and draw members from public sector industries. But the Solidarity Center has kept a distance from these unions, wary of their political affiliations and skeptical of their influence in the garment sector. Instead, the Solidarity Center focused on a handful of newer labor federations and nonprofit groups led by younger labor leaders. By 2006, two of these groups had hired Mr. Islam as an organizer in Ashulia, one of the big industrial zones outside Dhaka.
|Heard of the ‘Bangladesh shining’ story? (07 September 2012)|

ঢাকায় ‘ক্ষমতা বদলের শঙ্কায়’ নয়া দিল্লি (২৯ আগস্ট ২০১২) | India’s worries could mount with Khaleda Zia’s expected return to power in Bangladesh (29 August 2012) |





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