Protestors have taken to the streets of Bangladesh after more than 300 people were killed in a factory collapse on Wednesday. Workers had warned the owners about cracks in the structure just the day before the collapse.
Five years after the biggest industrial disaster in Bangladesh’s history, no relief seems to be in sight for the thousands of survivors who are suffering from severe physical and psychological trauma.
Campaigners have recorded over 100 deaths in the past four years in India's textile hub in the state of Tamil Nadu. They say retailers are shirking responsibility by not asking their suppliers the really tough questions.
Unions at a global clothing brand hope its agreement to pay to meet fire and building safety regulations in 150 garment factories in Bangladesh could herald a new era. Time will tell if other brands follow suit.
Four years ago the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,100 people. Working conditions have improved since then, but wages have not. Maria Zimmerman reports from Dhaka.
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