Bangladesh: Interview about Bangladeshi boy taking vocational training 

Bangladesh: Interview about Bangladeshi boy taking vocational training

A 13-year old boy from Bangladesh is taking a vocational training following an FWF complaints procedure. The boy appeared in the Dutch documentary Slag om de Klerewereld on 9 January 2015. In the documentary, labels for FWF member Continental Clothing were found in a small label printing workshop in Dhaka where employees appeared to be younger than the legal working age. When FWF visited the workshop, also labels from Fristads Kansas Group were discovered. FWF, Continental Clothing and Fristads Kansas Group used the complaints procedure to investigate the matter. A plan was made to remediate the issues. After investigation of FWF local staff in Dhaka, the boy was located.

FWF’s Koen Oosterom went to Bangladesh in April 2015 and met with the boy and his father.

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