Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
The Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) will pass a new labour code this winter, says a Panos report. The code proposes to reform 44 labour laws by broadly categorising them and removing their inconsistencies.
The changes drafted by the National Labour Law Commission are: waiving of restrictions on employment of women in night shifts; a ban on the industrial employment of children up to the age of 14; and uniform maternity benefits.