By critiquing empowerment in international development discourse and reconceptualizing it, the article shows how Bangladeshi garment workers have used the trade union space to achieve socio-economic empowerment despite barriers to labor organizing. Further, it argues for the development of working class women’s leadership.
"Women’s “Empowerment” in the Bangladesh Garment Industry through Labor Organizing,"
Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women's & Gender Studies: Vol. 20:
1, Article 7.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cortland.edu/wagadu/vol20/iss1/7