Garment Workers in Bangladesh Protest Exploitative Conditions

Bangladesh's garment industry is the backbone of the country's economy, employing millions of people and generating billions of dollars in annual exports. It has been heralded as a model of economic growth for resource poor countries in the Global South. Participation of women in the industry has been heralded as a breakthrough for women’s rights. However, the industry has long been plagued by low wages, poor working conditions, and lack of safety regulations.

An Unjust Transition: A Critical Evaluation of Conclusions on Just Transition in the 111th ILC

The 111th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) held in Geneva from 5th to 16th June deliberated on climate change along with other issues concerning the situation of decent work in the globe. The issue of climate change was dealt with from the perspective of changes in the nature of work in future.