Talking to Al Jazeera, Dipu Moni defends government’s initiatives to improve labour rights and safety standards.
A US government delegation is travelling to Bangladesh this weekend to press for a major safety overhaul following last month’s garment factory collapse.
More than 1,100 people were killed on April 24 after the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed near the capital city of Dhaka.
Al Jazeera speaks to a 18-year-old who worked in Rana Plaza, was trapped and badly hurt. She has six dependents and was earning just $3 a day
Jonah Hull reports from Dhaka.