The Weakest Link in the Global Supply Chain: How the Pandemic is Affecting Bangladesh's Garment Workers: With the support of the UNDP Business and Human Rights in Asia (B+HR Asia) and the UNDP Bangladesh Country Office, the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) (IHRB) and the Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at the University of California Berkeley have conducted a study on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Bangladesh's garment workers. The results of the study have been published as a report. Please click below to download and read the report.Please read the report HERE
The Impacts of Covid-19 on the Lives of Workers in the Garment Industry: The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has shaken the world’s economy and supply chains. In the case of Bangladesh, the RMG sector, which has been one of the major drivers of the socioeconomic development of Bangladesh in the last 40 years, has been especially hard hit with the garment workers having been affected the most. In order to understand the long term implications of the pandemic on the RMG workers, BRAC University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and James P. Grant School of Public Health, in association with the Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, conducted a rapid survey titled The Impacts of Covid-19 on the Lives of Workers in the Garment Industry, between June 30 and July 13, 2020 with a total of 1,057 garment workers. Please click HERE to read this report.