International Fashion Houses Are Leaving Millions of Asians Jobless. The Workers Are Now Protesting
Despite the pandemic, garment workers in India, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Sri Lanka are protesting against brands who already have a history of exploitation.
Natural Disasters Made Worse by COVID-19 Are Already Here
Cyclone Amphan has ripped through Bangladesh and India, leaving up to 10 million people homeless. The pandemic makes it a dual crisis that the rest of the world ignores at its own peril.
We Speak to a Migrant Worker About What It’s Like to Live in One of Singapore’s Coronavirus Hotbeds
"I believe that if the government had taken steps to ensure that everyone remained safe, we wouldn’t be where we are today. They could have controlled this situation better."
Under Pressure from International Fashion Brands, Bangladesh Garment Factories Reopen in Lockdown
"We have to accept coronavirus as part of life. If we don't open factories, there will be economic crisis”
Bangladesh Is on Coronavirus Lockdown, But That Didn't Stop 100,000 People From Attending a Funeral
Police were unable to control the crowds and local media reported that very few of those attending the funeral were wearing masks.