Improving the nutrition status of readymade garment (RMG) workers in Bangladesh

After the Rana Plaza tragedy in 2013 in Bangladesh, the Government of Bangladesh developed new standards for garment factory workers’ conditions.

GAIN, together with implementing partners: Business Social Responsibility (BSR), Innovations for Poverty Actions (IPA) Change Associates Ltd, Sobujer Ovijan Foundation (SOF), Research, Evaluation and Development Initiative (READI) and, the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B- evaluation partner) along with responsible Brands and Buyers worked collectively with the Government of Bangladesh (GOB)1 to incorporate workforce nutrition programs as a priority.