Better Work Bangladesh Newsletter – February 2021

27 Apr 2021

The latest newsletter from Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) highlights the key activities of the programme from September 2020 to January 2021.

In this issue:

♦ BWB Gender Strategy (2020-22)— BWB has renewed its strategic focus on gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.

♦ Supporting COVID-19 recovery — BWB is supporting the industry to make a full and sustainable recovery from COVI-19.

♦ Factories pivot during COVID-19 — PPE production helped factories retain jobs amid such a crucial time of crisis for the apparel industry.

♦ Capacity Building Training for Welfare Officers—Launched in August 2020, this comprehensive initiative trained a total of 20 Welfare Officers.

♦ Partnership with the EU to improve working conditions — New partnership to improve working conditions in RMG industry.

♦ Working with the Vision Zero Fund — BWB has partnered with the German Government-supported Vision Zero Fund (VZF) to help strengthen OSH support during COVID-19.

♦ Measuring working conditions through SLCP —This initiative includes data sharing and replaces the need for repetitive social audits.


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