ILAB in Bangladesh



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The Child Labor Improvements in Bangladesh (CLIMB) project built the capacity of civil society to more effectively detect and combat forced child labor and other labor abuses in the dried fish sector in Bangladesh. It leveraged partnerships with academic and community-based organizations to build a grassroots movement, empower vulnerable families, connect survivors to services and reduce the risk that children would be forced into this harmful work.

$2,250,000 Winrock International 12/15/2017 05/31/2021

Better Work - Bangladesh

Better Work is a comprehensive program that brings together all levels of the apparel industry to improve working conditions and respect of labor rights for workers, while boosting the competitiveness of apparel businesses. As a result of their participation with Better Work, export apparel factories in Bangladesh have improved compliance with labor laws, including on issues of compensation, contracts, occupational safety and health, and working time. By enhancing working conditions, Better Work Bangladesh increases the factories’ productivity and profitability.

$10,360,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/01/2014 12/31/2025

Improving Fire & General Building Safety for Bangladesh's Ready-Made Garment Workers (American Center for International Labor Solidarity - Solidarity Center)

$1,000,000 American Center for International Labor Solidarity (Solidarity Center) 09/30/2013 09/30/2017

Improving Fire & General Building Safety for Bangladesh's Ready-Made Garment Sector (International Labor Organization)

$1,500,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/30/2013 09/30/2017

Research on Forced Labor in the Production of Goods in Selected Countries: A Verite Multi-Stakeholder Initiative

$1,375,000 Verité 09/29/2008 09/29/2012

Enhancing National Capacity in Child Labor Data Collection, Analysis and Dissemination Through Technical Assistance to Surveys, Research and Training

$6,684,109 International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/29/2006 09/29/2012

Community Based Innovations to Combat Child Labor Through Education I & II (Circle I & II)

$8,085,000 Winrock International 09/29/2002 09/29/2008

Working Women Education Centers

$677,810 Aurora Association 09/29/2002 09/29/2005

Combating Child Trafficking for Labor and Sexual Exploitation (TICSA PHASE II)

$3,000,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/29/2002 09/29/2006

Women's Empowerment Through Employment and Health

$3,066,307 Aurora Association 09/29/2001 09/29/2005