Impact of COVID-19 on Ready-made Garments Workers in Bangladesh

Society & Sustainability

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Title Impact of COVID-19 on Ready-made Garments Workers in Bangladesh
 
Creator Sharif, Sherajul Mustajib
 
Subject COVID-19, RMG workers, Corona, Garments, Pandemic, Bangladesh
 
Description COVID-19 is an overwhelming crisis that has touched almost every sector. As the Ready-made Garments (RMG) sector is closely integrated with the global supply chain, it is important to understand the implications of COVID-19 on RMG workers as they are the most vulnerable in this situation. This article aims to explore the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic on RMG workers in Bangladesh. Particularly, it investigates the impact on health, safety and security, employment, livelihood, and social relations of the workers. The research also explores the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in this regard. The study followed qualitative methodology. The primary data were collected through in-depth interviews, focus group discussion, and key informant interviews. The findings revealed that COVID-19 faced detrimental consequences in terms of health, safety and security, and social relations. The workers also faced a livelihood crisis as their earnings were curtailed.
 
Publisher Research & Innovation Initiative
 
Date 2021-04-22
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://riiopenjournals.com/index.php/society_sustainability/article/view/283
10.38157/society_sustainability.v3i1.283
 
Source Society & Sustainability; Vol 3 No 1 (2021): Society & Sustainability; 26-36
2690-6767
10.38157/society_sustainability.v3i1
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://riiopenjournals.com/index.php/society_sustainability/article/view/283/105
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Society & Sustainability
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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