Photo Gallery: Labor Leader Unites Bangladeshi Garment Workers 07/10/2013
 Here, garment factory workers can be seen in one of Bangladesh's 4,300...
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Here, garment factory workers can be seen in one of Bangladesh's 4,300 production facilities. Thanks to the work of Akhter and international aid, conditions are improving in a number of places. Akhter argues that the factories provide women -- most of whom come from the countryside -- with the chance to rise in society.