Bangladesh Garments Workers Speak
The November 2012 fire in a garments factory in Bangladesh
killed 112 workers.
Talk and discussion
Sumi Abedin, garment worker who
survived the fire
Kalpona Akter, director of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity
Liana Foxvog, director of SweatFree Communities, International Labor Rights
FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013
College of Arts and Sciences
725 Commonwealth Ave.
(Green Line Boston Univ. Central Station)
FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC
“We expected big changes, and very quickly, but the reality is that
nothing meaningful has happened So far the government and foreign
companies are all talk, no results; the unnecessary deaths continue.” (Kalpana
As part of our continued campaign to affirm the humanity of workers
in our countries and, to condemn the humiliation our working people are subject
to, the Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia co-sponsors this event
with groups including International Labor Rights Form and MA Jobs with Justice.
To be part of the campaign please write to workersNov25@gmail.com.