Policy Forum, Australian National University (ANU) has published a short piece of Dr Shahidur Rahman, Associate Professor of Sociology at ESS on February 22, 2017. The Policy Forum is an initiative of the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society (APPS) – a community of scholars, public policy practitioners, people working at every level of public policy design and implementation, and the policy-engaged public. It is located at Crawford School of Public Policy at The Australian National University. Policyforum publishes original essays, opinions and ideas on public policy challenge throughout the region, and the world.
Shahidur’s oped is about the progress after the Rana Plaza disaster in the Bangladesh garment industry which claimed the lives of more than 1100 factory workers and sent shockwaves around the world. The short piece is available at https://www.policyforum.net/preventing-another-rana-plaza-disaster/
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