Bangladeshi women try on rare leadership for fairer fashion future

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Aug 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM
  • Bangladeshi garment worker Nurunnahar Begum never imagined winning a leadership role at the Dhaka clothing factory where she first began as a seamstress in 2012.
  • A series of training programmes in the last decade, run by nonprofits, development groups and factory owners, has aimed to tackle this contrast in an industry that employs about 4 million workers in the South Asian nation.