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Manufacturing growth and the lives of Bangladeshi women

Heath, Rachel and Mushfiq Mobarak, Ahmed (2015) Manufacturing growth and the lives of Bangladeshi women. International Growth Centre Blog (04 Aug 2015). Website.

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Abstract

Rapid expansion of the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh has radically altered the social and economic fabric of Bangladesh, particularly the lives of Bangladeshi women, who comprise the majority of the garment sector’s work force. This blog explores the effect of garment factories on the age of marriage and first child for girls exposed to garment sector jobs, particularly at ages when they are most at risk of early marriage and childbearing.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 09:46
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 04:31
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81875

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