Another Garment Factory Fire in Bangladesh Kills Seven Female Workers


A fire in a garment factory has killed seven female workers and injured another five in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Saturday. The blaze comes just months after more than 100 died in another factory fire.

Fire last November …

Lack of fire exits cause major death toll after fire Saturday evening, November 24, 2012.

The “cheapest labor in the world” has been involved in 600 factory fire deaths in the last

Faded Glory, Sears, and Disney labels were found at the fire scenes in one or both of these factory fires.

Walmart warned of dangers at at least one of the factories.

Dhaka is a megacity (population 12 million in 2008) and one of the major cities of South Asia — the largest in Bangladesh, and the ninth largest in the world. Dhaka is located on the banks of the Buriganga River.

Bangladesh is a unitary secular parliamentary republic, with an elected parliament called the Jatiyo Sangshad. It is the world’s eighth most populous country and has one of the highest population densities in the world, and is defined as a Next Eleven (N-11) — a country having a high potential of evolving into a status among the largest economies in the 21st century. The ten other countries in the N-11 are Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Turkey, South Korea, and Vietnam.

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