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The TUC has welcomed a statement signed by ministers from the UK and six other European countries urging retailers to donate to the Rana Plaza fund for victims of the Bangladesh factory collapse in 2013
Human rights and church activists are calling attention to the severe persecution of Bangladesh’s religious and ethnic minorities.
The charity working to win compensation for destitute victims of the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh has urged Matalan model Abbey Clancy to back their calls for help.
The UN labour agency says it was deeply saddened by the loss of life in a fire at a garment factory in Bangladesh, adding that more must be done to address worker safety.
The President of the Bangledeshi National Garment Workers Federation has warned eight leading UK retailers that there could be a repeat of the Rana Plaza tragedy.
A former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has helped launch a major campaign for rights for Bangladeshi garment workers.
A global coalition of the world’s major churches is to launch a campaign to press for better rights for Bangladeshi garment workers.
The Church of Scotland and an alliance of churches and agencies have united to help end the many injustices faced by Bangladeshi garment workers.
Fashion retailer Topshop has rejected moves to prevent further disasters in garment factories in Bangladesh.
New figures published by the TUC suggest that low wages in the Bangladesh textile industry have nothing to do with cash-strapped consumers demanding cheap clothes.