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Case studies

4 Bangladeshis trafficked in Togo rescued after 18 months
Four Bangladeshi trafficking victims who were rescued in West African country of Togo have returned home after more than 18 months of their uncertain journey. Transnational traffickers tortured and snatched a huge amount of money from them as the Bangladeshis… Read more
Key learnings on collective bargaining in Bangladesh’s apparel sector
Collective bargaining agreements are written, legally-enforceable contracts between management and employees for a specified period. The collective bargaining process is generally facilitated by trade unions, and it gives employees and management a platform to agree on what they need from… Read more
Sharifun leads dramatic improvements of working conditions in her factory
Sharifunnessa has been working in the garment sector since 2002. She studied up to high school level. She came to Dhaka from Dinajpur in search of work to take care of her disabled husband and 3 children. When she started… Read more
Fearless Morjina overcomes all odds to negotiate a CBA at her factory
Morjina started working in the RMG sector as an operator in 2004. A mother of 2, she moved to Dhaka from Dinajpur for garment work. She has no formal education because her parents were too poor to send her to… Read more