DHAKA, Bangladesh — Roy Ramesh Chandra is secretary general of the IndustriALL Bangladesh Council, president of the United Federation of Garment Workers and a substitute member of the governing body of the Industrial Labor Organization. His voice is being heard in several quarters of Dhaka, not least by the workers and on a broader platform by the many different stakeholders that have come together in the wake of the Rana Plaza tragedy.
Here, Chandra discusses the changes that have taken place in the industry since the tragedy, and what lies ahead:
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"