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Rana Plaza survivors work at self-owned factory | Dhaka Tribune

“The factory is owned by the workers,” said Rintu. They receive around Tk3,500 for working nine hours a day, six days a week and are paid duly for putting in overtime. Fifty percent of the factory’s profit is equally distributed … Continue reading

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The Garment Factory Incident

Originally posted on justathirdculturekid:
I apologize for this being so late. I have been meaning to write for ages, but never got around to it. Then I had some technical malfunctions and was unable to get onto my site. For…

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Counting the Cost: The Savar Tragedy and the Search for Blame

Sometimes, being an observer of life in a culture foreign to your own just isn’t enough. On Wednesday morning I arrived in Dhaka for a single day of ‘bachelor life’. I had to pick up my laptop (which had suddenly … Continue reading

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