Two years ago today, the multistory Rana Plaza building collapsed in Bangladesh, killing more than 1,130 garment workers. In the months after the disaster, global outrage spurred much-needed changes, and workers could more freely form unions to create safer working conditions. But those freedoms are becoming increasingly rare, garment workers say. Meanwhile, Rana Plaza survivors and their families have not received the full compensation promised by global brands. Says Mosammat, whose injures from Rana Plaza have made it impossible to adequately support her family: “I do not know how we will get by without additional support.”
Read stories from survivors and their families and more at the Solidarity Center. photo by Balmi Chisim
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