Four years after the collapse of Rana Plaza, the country's thriving ready made garment industry is starting to shine light on more than improved infrastructure.
Not much has changed since 1,129 Bangladeshi garment workers died in the 2013 disaster. One photographer takes us inside the brutal working conditions still endured by people in the industry.
Three Years After a Factory Collapse Killed 1,130 Workers, This Brand is Still Making Clothes in Bangladesh
The Rana Plaza collapse in 2013 was not only an unprecedented tragedy in the clothing industry — it also drew attention to the countless fast-fashion brands worldwide that were making their clothes in similar conditions.
In 2013, the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed, killing more than 1,100 Bangladeshi workers. Despite the news coverage, sweatshops aren't much better today.
The 41 people hit with murder charges on Monday include the owner of the Rana Plaza garment factory, his parents, and more than a dozen government officials. They could all face the death penalty.
It's been one year since the Bangladeshi factory collapse which killed more than 1,130 garment workers. Can the odd pang of consumer guilt be reconciled with this unfathomable tragedy?
Some of the bodies of the 1,116 workers killed in the collapse a year ago today are still in the back lot.
A year after the disaster, the grim history of Rana Plaza has delayed redevelopment, and almost nothing has been added to the site. Curiously, almost nothing has been taken away, either.