A mother cries after losing her son ALAMGIR HOSSAIN(28) in a fire that blazed through the Garib Garib sweater factory in Gazipur some 50km (30 miles) north of the capital, Dhaka on 26 February 2010. Twenty-one garment workers were killed and some 50 were injured in the fire. The lack of safety standards and poor wiring cause several fatal factory fires every year in Bangladesh.
The bodies of unclaimed victims are readied for burial after a fire at Tazreen Fashions garment in Bangladesh and killed 124 workers on 24 November 2012. Many couldn’t find their relatives because most of the bodies were charred, like coal, or were only skeletons so they had nothing to recognize.
Garment workers stay in this kind of small room where they don’t have enough space. For four to five workers there is one common latrine and a kitchen for which they have to pay from BDT 2000 to 2500 (1USD = 80 BDT).
A relative of a victim of the Rana Plaza building collapse painted his body as a protest and shout slogans during a memorial ceremony marking the second anniversary of the collapse of the eighty-story building in Savar, Dhaka on April 24, 2015.
YANOOR (age 13 years), a survivor of the Rana Plaza building collapse, taking treatment in a hospital at Savar, Bangladesh 30 July 2013. During the incident she was working with her mother at 5th floor of the building in a garment-factory. Her mother died but she was rescued after 24 hours.The Rana Plaza building collapsed on 24 April 2013, killing 1138 workers in the world's worst garment factory disaster.
NAZMA AKHTER (21) with her newborn baby JUNAID (age 9 days), survivors of the Rana Plaza building collapse. Nazma was pregnant when she was pulled from the rubble of collapsed building. She was working on the 7th floor while her husband, Jewel, was working on the 2nd floor in a garment factory. Jewel was among the 1134 people who lost their lives in what is now known as the deadliest garment factory accident in history.
Activists and relatives of victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse attend a protest rally wearing white burial shrouds, as they demand proper compensation of the lives of their relatives during a memorial ceremony marking the third anniversary of the collapse of the eighty-story building in Savar, Bangladesh, 24 April 2016.