Bengladesh. Form bodies to curb labour unrest: B’desh RMG makers told. May 24, 2012. Fibre2Fashion. Bangladesh’s Labour and Employment Minister, Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, has urged the readymade garment (RMG) manufacturers in the country to form “participation committees” at the factory-level to fight labour unrest. India. 80 child workers rescued after swoop. May 25, 2012. The… Read more »
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Today’s photo comes from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, where a street vendor serves up a tasty meal. Recent news on street vendors in Brazil.
StreetNet International Council Gives Full Support to May 31st Protest of the São Paulo Street Vendors Siguiente versión en español. Version française ci-dessous. The StreetNet International Council, meeting in Bogota, on May 26th 2012, has been informed that the Municipal Authorities in Sao Paulo Brazil have taken the drastic decision to prohibit street vending. On Saturday,… Read more »
South-East Asia. South-East Asian garment workers facing exploitation. May 18, 2012. Fibre2Fashion. Migrant workers have played a central part in the economic success story of many South-East Asian countries in recent years. As these countries have embraced the ‘outwards turn’ of export orientation, migrant workers have provided a regular source of cheap labour that has… Read more »