A hard look at Bangladesh's brick factories

Source: Globaltimes.cn-VCG Published: 2017/12/5 17:22:36

Highlights: Seasonal brick factory workers migrate to Narayanganj, Bangladesh for better wages as the country experiences a construction boom. However, many workers in Bangladesh's brick factories suffer from respiratory diseases and arthritis as the dusty, hot environment poses great hazards to their health.

  • A man carries bricks on his head in a brick field on December 3, 2017 at the bank of the Shitalakshya River, Narayanganj, Bangladesh. Photo: VCG

  • A man carries bricks on his head in a brick field on December 3, 2017 at the bank of the Shitalakshya River, Narayanganj, Bangladesh. Photo: VCG

  • A child works in a brick field on December 3, 2017 at the bank of the Shitalakshya River, Narayanganj, Bangladesh. Photo: VCG






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