Stories about Bangladesh from September, 2015
Recent disasters in Bangladesh's garment industry have left hundreds of workers dead or injured. Women workers are taking more of a leadership role in the struggle to unionize.
Four people involved with the Adamya Bangladesh Foundation, which works to improve the lives of street children, face human trafficking charges. Supporters aren't convinced of the police case against them.
“Constitution requires free universal education, but government proposes tax on education.” A new value-added tax on private university tuition meets with disapproval and mass protests in Bangladesh.
Heavy rains in Dhaka have caused massive traffic jams and water damage, disrupting the lives of thousands of citizens. On social media, people blamed climate change and poor waste management.