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In Bangladesh, Tanneries in Trouble

In Bangladesh, Tanneries in Trouble

A two-decade push by Bangladesh to reform its leather tanning industry was supposed to clean up pollution and end worker exploitation. So far, it hasn’t quite worked out as planned.

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The Day the Workers Started Walking Home

The Day the Workers Started Walking Home

When Nepal abruptly shut down in late March, it triggered an exodus of Nepali workers from the cities. A rapid assessment survey shows that Nepal can still put its once-promising economy back together, but only if things are handled right.

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