Archives for posts with tag: GarmentIndustry

ONE YEAR ON, UN WELCOMES INITIAL PAYMENTS to SURVIVORS of FACTORY COLLAPSE

Step in right direction, but call for corporate accountability following deadliest disaster in history of garment industry. Urge Walmart, Benetton, & Children’s Place to pay up for families & injured workers of Rana Plaza. Stand in solidarity.

With a Nod to Multiculturalism, UN Hosts 'Project Runway' Finale

3 finalists from Spain, Liberia, & Ukraine compete in Project Runway All Stars. “Fashion – like music – is a universal language. The joy we take from it helps us to transcend our barriers and overcome our differences.”

Positive Step in Bangladesh Garment Industry

UN International Labor Organization (ILO) partners in new programme which is a positive step for women, workers, & families in the Bangladesh ready-made garment industry.

Garment Industry in Bangladesh

Along with labor & security issues, environmentalists have long protested B.G.M.E.A.’s headquarter’s building’s location on a de facto island inside a city lake impedes the natural drainage network & contributes to flooding in the capital during the monsoon.