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Bangladesh Teeters As Retail Shutdown Leaves Clothes On The Factory Floor

Garment workers wearing face masks work in a factory during a government-imposed lockdown as a preventative measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus on the outskirts of Dhaka on April 7, 2020. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
Garment workers wearing face masks work in a factory during a government-imposed lockdown as a preventative measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus on the outskirts of Dhaka on April 7, 2020. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley speaks with Mark Anner, director of the Center for Global Workers’ Rights, about how the retail shutdown in the U.S. is affecting the factory workers in Bangladesh, the second-largest clothing exporter in the world.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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