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Bangladeshi manufacturer calls out brands for cancelling orders

The head of one of Bangladesh’s biggest manufacturing firms, Tarasima Apparels, is calling for minimum standards and garment worker protection schemes after retail buyers cancelled orders during the Covid-19 outbreak, which resulted in many garment workers losing their wages. “We saw during Covid that a significant proportion of garment workers faced increased vulnerability due to lack of labour protection and health support because there was no standard benchmark for buyers,” Miran Ali, T