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One year on from Covid, garment workers remain in crisis

Garment workers, who were some of the first people to feel the impact of Covid-19 when China shut its factories in February 2020, are still bearing the brunt of the pandemic over one year later.  The last two weeks have seen local governments in some of the world’s biggest garment manufacturing hubs, including India, Bangladesh and Cambodia, reinstate lockdowns amidst surging case numbers, even as life begins to return to normal in countries like the US and UK.  “The impacts to our