garment factory

garment bots

The Case for Letting Robots Make Our Clothes

I visited the garment factory workers who could lose their jobs to automation. But could robots also change their lives?
Ankita Rao
6.6.17
asia & pacific

Rescuers Are Digging Through the Collapsed Pakistani Factory Where 21 People Died

Injured survivors said the factory's owner, who was adding a new floor to the building near Lahore, had ignored pleas to stop construction after cracks appeared in the walls after last week's earthquake.
Reuters and VICE News
11.5.15
Travel

No Country for Young Women: My Travels Through Rural Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi-American novelist's search for home in the hills and jungles of South Asia.
Tanwi Nandini Islam
10.27.15
The Road to Nowhere Issue

Bangladeshi Sweatshops Continue to Imperil Workers’ Lives

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.
Larry Towell
9.21.15
capsule

VICE News Capsule - Thursday, September 18

FARC ambush kills seven Colombian policemen, Bolivian prisoners riot for 2nd time this week and more.
VICE News
9.18.14
HUMAN RIGHTS

The Bangladeshis Who Make Your Clothes Have Been Given a Pay Raise

Minimum wage for garment workers will be increased by 77 percent, to $67 a month. Concern remains whether factory owners will abide by
Johnny Miller
12.12.13
News

The Bangladeshis Who Make Your Clothes Have Been Given a Pay Raise

Recent protests in Bangladesh achieved what looks like a victory over the weekend when the government announced that the minimum wage for garment workers is going to be increased by 77 percent, to $67 a month. Unfortunately, many wonder if factory...
Johnny Miller
12.5.13