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Cheongla Kim / low-cost labor

Cheongla Kim
Cheongla Kim

Night shifts for workers in fabric companies in Bangladesh are normal. They have to work for 19hours per day, from 7 hour to 2:30am. The reason for that is to produce clothes for the western countries as many as possible also as cheap as possible. The workers at fabric factories make only 20 euros a month.

The workplace safety doesn’t look like mandatory for the companies in Bangladesh. 100 of people are almost locked in a small room to and sew for 19 hours.

We shouldn't forget that "9.11 of the textile industry" on 24.April.2013, which over 1100 people died because of Rana-Plaza collapse. The situation must be changed.


Fachhochschule Dortmund

Fachhochschule Dortmund
Dortmund, Germany

Cheongla Kim,
Fachhochschule Dortmund