concentration is in the range between 1000 to 2000 workers in both samples.
Table 13. Distribution of sample by employment size of factory
Note: (1) In the case of retrenched workers, the size of the last factory where they worked is presented. (2) The total number of factories covered is 81 for the current workers’ sample and 87 for the retrenched workers’ sample.
B. Profile of workers
The largest number of both current and retrenched workers is in the age cohort 20 to 24 years old (Table 14), but the age distribution of retrenched workers is
skewed towards the lower ages. The average workers is 24.1 and 21.6 years old, respectively. 9 child workers who are less than 15 years old This indicates that although hiring child labour under international pressure as well as by the
age of current and retrenched It should be noted that there are among the retrenched workers. has been strongly discouraged joint initiatives of Bangladesh
Garment Exporters and Manufacturers Association (BGMEA), organisation of the garment (mostly woven) industry, UNICEF, ILO