The latest newsletter from Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) highlights the key activities of the programme from September to December 2019.
In this issue:
♦ Stories behind the clothes we wear—We asked 10 questions to a garment worker to discover her stories.
♦ Towards new frontiers of compliance—A closer look at the growth and triumph of a BWB partner factory over the past few years.
♦ GEAR: 79 female workers promoted to supervisors—Helping female workers climb the career ladder through Gender Equality and Returns (GEAR) initiative.
♦ Better Work Business Forum—Industry stakeholders met at BWB’s annual event in October to discuss issues critical for the sustainability of the RMG industry.
♦ Industry Seminar on sexual harassment prevention—BWB partnered with H&M to offer a better understanding of sexual harassment and the prevention mechanisms in light of the High Court Verdict.
♦ Strengthening partnerships with trade unions—The promotion of sound Industrial Relations practices is a key dimension of our work in the industry.
♦ Partnering for sustainability—BWB partnered with the Sustainable Apparel Forum (SAF) 2019 held in Dhaka on 5 November.
♦ Promoting boiler safety—BWB organised an Industry Seminar on Boiler Safety in October.
♦ Integrated advisory workshops—BWB’s Integrated Advisory Workshops continue to build industry capacity.