Dhaka

Business

Most Bangladeshi garment workers are women, but their union leaders weren't. Until now.

In recent years, horrible disasters in Bangladesh's garment industry have left hundreds of garment workers dead or injured. Since then, both international clothing labels and the Bangladeshi government have promised reforms. But some of the workers have also responded by joining unions. And female workers are taking more of a leadership role in that struggle.

My $10 T-Shirt: A Conversation about Ethical Fashion

The death toll of the April 24 collapse of a garment factory outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, has passed 1,000 people, making it the worst industrial accident since the 1984 gas leak at a Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant in Bhopal. Now, a question many shoppers are asking themselves, is whether the clothing they buy is made in a dangerous garment factory.

Conflict & Justice

Dangerous Highway

The Geo Quiz is all about road safety this time or the lack thereof. The Bangladeshi city we're looking for is home to an infamous highway: it's considered one of the world's most dangerous.