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Published on Friday, 04 July 2014

Study highlights worker health risks in Bangladesh

Written by Brett Mathews

Bangladesh StreetDHAKA - A new study into the health of women working in the Bangladesh textile industry suggests a significant majority of workers are suffering from a range of serious health issues, including skeletal and muscular problems, gastro and digestive issues, fevers and sexual diseases. Researchers interviewed 200 workers in the Bangladesh RMG sector from 15 leading garment factories situated in the Gazipur and Savar districts of Dhaka.


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