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Living wages In global supply chains – How to achieve them!

When the Rana Plaza textile factory in Bangladesh burns down in April 2013, causing the death of 1,200 workers and injuring over 2,000 men and women, the bell starts to ring in the headquarters of international textile companies. The companies realize what NGOs, trade unions, and even governments have been demanding for many years: Things have to change profoundly in ... Read More »

Brexit: The conservative centre cannot hold

The Minister for Exiting the European Union, Dominic Raab, last week published a number of “notifications” on the possibility of the UK’s leaving the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement (“no deal Brexit”). On the same day, wide publicity was given to a letter from Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, chairman of the European Research Group (ERG), in which he criticised the ... Read More »

The curse of joblessness

Tazlina Zamila Khan The recent data of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics revealed that currently, the total number of unemployed is 4 crore 82 lakhs. It might represent only the quantity, but each number has its own sad story of being unemployed. The transition period from school to work creates a great impact on the maturity of the young people. It ... Read More »