People & Culture

The high cost of cheap clothes

Four years after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory killed more than 1,000 people in Bangladesh, a Dhaka-based think tank continues to push for wholesale changes to one of the country’s most important industries
  • Apr 25, 2017
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The collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in 2013 was the worst industrial disaster in Bangladesh’s history, killing more than 1,000 people. A Dhaka-based think tank is working to ensure a similar incident never happens again. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

Visit the Charting Change website to read “The high cost of cheap clothes.”

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