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Amidst Wave of Deadly Fires, Bangladesh Government Threatens to Expel the Only Credible Building Safety Programme in the Country and Further Suppress Workers’ Rights
by Christie Miedema published 23-04-2019 last modified 22-04-2019 21:04 — filed under: , , ,
On the sixth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, labour rights groups are calling on the government of Bangladesh to cease attempts to expel the Accord on Fire and Building Safety from Bangladesh and to urgently increase safety efforts for the buildings currently under the government’s oversight, which include tens of thousands of factories across all industries.
Located in News / / 04 / 23
by Paul Roeland published 27-03-2018 — filed under: ,
The Center for Global Workers’ Rights at Pennsylvania State University has issued a new research paper assessing worker rights progress in Bangladesh as we approach the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse – the worst disaster, in any country, in the history of manufacturing. Authored by Dr. Mark Anner, the paper addresses the crucial questions of what has changed since Rana Plaza, what hasn’t, and why. The paper focuses on building safety and the impact of the Bangladesh Accord, contrasting the broad progress achieved in the safety arena with the lack of progress in other areas of labor rights.
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Old design are dinner better nearer silent excuse
by Christie Miedema last modified 26-04-2017 13:17 — filed under: , , , , ,
On 24 April 2017 the Clean Clothes Campaign network will be remembering those killed and injured at Rana Plaza, the multi-story building which collapsed in Bangladesh four years ago. In a statement released today Clean Clothes Campaign sends its thoughts and sympathies to those still grieving for their loved ones, and those still suffering from the physical and psychological scars left by the disaster. Clean Clothes Campaign is also marking the fourth anniversary of Rana Plaza by outlining a set of key actions needed from governments, brands and employers on building safety, workers rights and transparency. These actions are needed to deliver the fundamental change promised in the aftermath of the disaster.
Located in News / / 04 / 21
Three years after Rana Plaza solidarity and struggle are still needed
by Christie Miedema published 24-04-2016 — filed under: , , , ,
Today, on the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy, the Clean Clothes Campaign reiterates its solidarity with the survivors and the families of the 1,134 killed when the building they were working in collapsed on 24 April 2013. Over the past three years the Clean Clothes Campaign has fought with these families to demand and win compensation for their losses, and we will continue to support their ongoing struggle to attain full justice. Above all, we continue to press for the structural changes that are vital to prevent catastrophes like these from happening in the future.
Located in News / / 04 / 24
Rana Plaza three years on: the struggle for justice and safety is not over
by Christie Miedema published 22-04-2016 last modified 25-04-2016 09:34 — filed under: , , , , ,
As the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse approaches, the Clean Clothes Campaign is releasing a comprehensive update on the efforts that have been taken by workers, governments, trade unions, activists and brands to demand improvements to the Bangladesh garment industry and to get justice for the families affected by this horrendous disaster.
Located in News / / 04 / 22
Textile industry certificates more for show than safety
by Paul Roeland published 07-07-2015 — filed under: , ,
BSCI complaint on TÜV Rheinland’s audit report for Rana Plaza manufacturer
Located in News / / 07 / 07
File Octet Stream Graphic booklet (Eu) ropa -
by Mirjam van Heugten published 12-05-2015 last modified 12-05-2015 13:27 — filed under: , , ,
The graphic booklet (Eu) ropa is written and drawn by the italian writer and cartoonist Franco Sacchetti ( www.franco sacchetti.it ) in collaboration with Clean Clothes Campaign. Eu) ropa is an artistic project of Insomnia Company (www.insomniaitalia.blogspot.com), supported by Iberescena and Electa Creative Arts, a cross-media investigation dedicated to clothes and what lies behind their production.
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Rana Plaza: Global day action pushes brands to pay
by Mirjam van Heugten published 29-04-2015 — filed under: , , ,
The Rana Plaza Global Day of Action on April 24 pushed brands to contribute several millions for the survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse. A last minute initiative secured additional donations to the Rana Plaza compensation fund, but despite this US$2.7 million is still needed. Clean Clothes Campaign calls on brands to fill the remaining funding gap by May Day.
Located in News / / 04 / 29
With just days to the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster, the CCC warns of a funding crisis
by Paul Roeland published 21-04-2015 — filed under: , ,
Located in News / / 04 / 21
In Depth analysis of the PwC Report and Benetton's obligation.
by Paul Roeland published 21-04-2015 — filed under: , ,
Scott Nova of the Worker Rights Consortium provides an in depth analysis of the PwC Report addressing Benetton’s obligation to compensate the victims of the Rana Plaza disaster
Located in News / / 04 / 21