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Bangladesh: Garment workers in human chain to mark 7 October

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7 October, 2014On 7 October seven of IndustriALL's affiliates in Bangladesh formed a human chain in Dhaka to take a stand against Precarious Work and mark the World Day for Decent Work.

Bangladeshi garment workers formed a human chain in the country's capital, demanding a stop to precarious work. Instead garment workers should enjoy regular, permanent and direct employment. Speakers also called for safe workplaces and freedom of association. 

The manifestation was organized by IndustriALL Global Union affiliates the National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF), United Federation of garment Workers ( UFGW ), Bangladesh Revolutionary Garment Workers Federation ( BRGWF), Bangladesh Garment and industrial workers federation (BGIWF) and Bangladesh Independent garment workers union federation ( BIGUF). Shadin Bangla garment Workers, Karmochari Federation (SBGWKF) and the Bangladesh Chemical workers Federation (BCWF) also express their solidarity with the human chain.