Women are also found in the lowest level of jobs in the industry.
They work as sewing machine operators mainly and are not moved up in supervisory positions.
There is a concentration of activity in and around the capital city of Dhaka, Chittagong, Narayangong, Tongi, Shavar and Konabari districts and a growing garment manufacturing presence in the country’s export processing zones (EPZs).
Identifying exact production locations (addresses of manufacturers) of all products has been challenging for most brands doing business in Bangladesh.
Haroon, from Narayanpur in Chandpur district, said: 'I drag my feet to walk. If I am sitting I need help of someone to stand.'Tumours began to appear on his body when he was nine.