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Six years on from Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza tragedy, one in five survivors’ health is deteriorating

Despite the international outcry following the building collapse at Rana Plaza, which killed 1,134 mainly female garment workers, more than half of survivors remain unemployed due to the physical

80% of garment workers in Bangladesh have experienced or witnessed sexual violence and harassment at work

New research: 80% of garment workers in Bangladesh have experienced or witnessed sexual violence and harassment at work, with 90% saying their job is negatively impacting their health.

Violence is not part of the job

ActionAid and partners are calling on ILO member states to urgently ratify and bring into force new global legislation to end violence and harassment at work. Read our joint statement on this page.

Calls for greater action from the South African government following rise in violence against women and xenophobic attacks

ActionAid country directors from across Africa have issued a joint statement in solidarity with those protesting against xenophobic attacks in South Africa

COVID-19 crisis: Myanmar’s garment workers at greater risk of domestic violence

ActionAid is warning of the dire situation facing garment workers in Myanmar as the UN finds that nearly half the world’s workers are at risk of losing their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic