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Bangladesh garment disaster 2 years later

It's been two years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza building that killed more than 1,000 Bangladeshi garment workers and injured more than 2,500 others. Changes were promised but conditions changed for the country's impoverished workers? The CBC's Susan Ormiston reports.
Protesters and mourners gather to remember Rana Plaza disaster that killed more than 1,100 in 2013 3:24

It's been two years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza building on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, that killed more than 1,000 garment workers and injured more than 2,500 others.

At the time, wages were extremely low — many made little more than the national minimum wage of about $38 a  month  — and the industry was rife with corruption and negligence. Changes were promised, but has anything changed for the country's impoverished workers?

The CBC's Susan Ormiston reports.

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