Mowmita Basak

Bangladesh garment worker 

Finding the Hidden Potential Within Bangladesh’s Garment Factories

May 9, 2018


I first met Afroza Khatun in my cramped, makeshift interview room after her 10-hour shift at a garment factory outside of Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, had ended and she was nervously preparing to take a university entrance exam. Like all the women I met at the factories, I start by asking them to share their story. Bangladesh’s garment sector emplo… Read more