Most of the worlds garments are produced in low wages countries like Bangladesh. Workers rights, child labour and health issues related to work have become an international topic over the years, and many legal improvements have been put in place. Not only critical customers, but also unions and many international organizations have laid a severe pressure on the factory owners and law makers. Much have been achieved, but focus may not fade. The control and implementation of the factories which export to the rich part of the world, but there is still a huge marked where only the price is an issue.
I believe that telling the stories and showing these pictures helps us keeping focus on the continued efforts on improving working standand improvements yet to be made, and lead to changes in our behaviour over time.
Pictures from a filed trip 80 km north of Dhaka.