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Incomes Dip For South Asia’s Women Home Workers As Heat Rises

Incomes Dip For South Asia’s Women Home Workers As Heat Rises

Rising heat and heavier rains across South Asia, as the planet warms, are forcing home-based women workers to cut down on hours as their houses get hotter or are flooded often, resulting in a loss of income they cannot afford, researchers said on Thursday. In a survey of 202 women in cities across India, Nepal […]

Bangladeshi Women Try On Rare Leadership Roles For A Fairer Fashion Future

Bangladeshi Women Try On Rare Leadership Roles For A Fairer Fashion Future

Bangladeshi garment worker Nurunnahar Begum never imagined winning a leadership role at the Dhaka clothing factory where she first began as a seamstress in 2012. But four years later, Begum, now 28, became supervisor of a team of 30 workers that checks the quality of clothes made by DBL Group, one of Bangladesh’s largest garment […]