Latest: Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh (RMGP Programme)


  1. Press release

    ILO calls for resilient occupational safety and health systems for future emergencies

    28 April 2021

    Better national occupational safety and health policies, institutional and regulatory frameworks that are also integrated into crisis response, are needed, says the International Labour Organization

  2. Rana Plaza Anniversary

    More needs to be done to ensure workplace safety

    25 April 2021

    The Rana Plaza building collapse on 24 April 2013 had killed 1,138 workers and left more than 2,500 injured. On the eighth anniversary of the tragedy, ILO’s Country Director in Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen sheds light on the progress in workplace safety in the country’s ready-made garment sector.

  3. Selected good practice

    Building a culture of workplace compliance

    22 March 2021


  1. Press release

    Women hit hard by COVID-19 impact on garment sector

    20 November 2020

  2. Press release

    Asia-Pacific garment industry suffers as COVID-19 impacts ripple through supply chain

    21 October 2020

  3. News

    Supporting factories in Bangladesh to manage the impact of COVID-19

    20 October 2020

  4. News

    Bangladesh labour inspectorate launches COVID-19 workplace safety guideline

    19 October 2020

  5. Publication

    Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Guideline on Covid-19

    08 October 2020

  6. Publication

    Gender Roadmap for the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (2020–2030)

    18 August 2020

  7. Press release

    PM Sheikh Hasina addresses ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    14 July 2020

    Honourable Prime Minister addressed the largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments to discuss how to better rebuild economies in the post-pandemic recovery