Textile factory workers in Bangladesh are exposed to further insecurity and insecurity 

The textile industry is particularly vulnerable during the corona pandemic. Photo: Canva.com.

Of: Johanna Lagerlöf

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, global fashion companies canceled orders worth billions of US dollars from Bangladeshi producers. Along with global lockdowns, many factory workers have lost their jobs and have difficulty coping with everyday life. "Our factory is struggling to survive," said Gabriel Adhikary, managing director of a small textile factory in Dhaka.  

November 26, 2020, Report

Ethiopia risks becoming a new low-wage paradise

Of: Deborah Solomon

In February 2016, H&M launched a project to improve the textile industry in Ethiopia as part of a project with Sida (the state agency for international development), Swedfund (a state venture capital company) and the ILO (International Labor Organization). Three months later, it was announced that H&M was opening a new textile factory for sustainable production. This applies to environmental awareness and to improving the living conditions of […]

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March 27, 2018, News