Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh (RMGP Programme)

In recent years the Bangladesh RMG sector has witnessed a number of industrial accidents including the fire at Tazreen Fashions and the collapse of Rana Plaza which claimed the lives of over 1,200 workers. The ILO Programme on Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector has been developed to support the National Tripartite Plan of Action on Fire Safety & Building Integrity and commitments made by the Government of Bangladesh to improve working conditions and workers’ safety in the RMG industry. Read more

Rana Plaza, 2 years on

  1. Brochure

    Review of progress and achievements

    At 8:54 am local time on April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza building collapsed claiming more than 1,100 lives and leaving many more injured. Over the past two years, the ILO has been working with its local and international partners on several fronts to improve the situation of workers in the Bangladeshi garment industry. This week ILO will be taking a close look at the progress made and the challenges that remain.

Rebuilding lives with decent work

  1. Labour inspector

    Towards a safer RMG sector for Bangladesh

  2. Survivor's story

    A small shop built on big dreams

  3. Survivor's story

    From worker to owner

  4. Playlist

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