Bangladesh


Death by disease or starvation: Bangladesh’s garment workers are struggling to survive

As the western world battles a pandemic, the struggle to survive in Bangladesh is more connected than is initially apparent. Though the death rate is climbing steadily – currently standing at 1,012 at the time of writing – the prevailing concern is one of economics rather than healthcare provision. In fact, as a developing country,Continue reading “Death by disease or starvation: Bangladesh’s garment workers are struggling to survive”

Low income citizens hit hardest by coronavirus lockdown in Bangladesh

Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world seems like a ghost town. Usually bustling with over 10 million rickshaw drivers, labourers and roadside vendors, Dhaka’s streets are now eerily quiet. Rickshaw drivers rely on their daily wages to get by and they may be hit hardest by the enforced lockdown. ThisContinue reading “Low income citizens hit hardest by coronavirus lockdown in Bangladesh”