Woman Rescued from Rubble

May 2013
India -- West;5/17/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 26, pA1
The article informs that international organizations have urged to improve the workplace safety standards in Bangladesh after employee Reshma Begum has been rescued from a clothing factory in the country. It mentions that the treaty termed "The Accord on Building and Fire Safety" has been released by a consortium of international labor organizations, which mandates that labors, who have become disabled after the Rana Plaza factory collapse in the year 2013, should be provided employment.


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