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, 3 years on

  1. Brochure

    Strengthening workplace safety and labour rights in the Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment Sector

    In the three years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza, the ILO has been working with the Government of Bangladesh, employers and workers organizations to improve working conditions in the Bangladeshi garment industry. This updated publication captures progress to date

Rebuilding lives with decent work

  1. Our impact, their voices

    Refusing to throw in the towel on factory safety in Bangladesh

  2. Labour Inspector

    Lady inspectors take to two wheels

  3. Labour Inspector

    Learning labour court skills in Bangladesh

  4. Labour inspector

    Towards a safer RMG sector for Bangladesh

  5. Survivor's story

    A small shop built on big dreams

  6. Survivor's story

    From worker to owner

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