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Bangladesh Labour Welfare Foundation

Bangladesh Labour Welfare Foundation (BLF) is a non-government; non-profit; non-partisan organization represents the interest of the working people in Bangladesh. BLF works for the welfare of workers, working people, professionals, women, children, employee and families by undertaking various programs and projects. We share a common determination to organize, to defend human rights and labour standards in Bangladesh, and to promote the growth of trade unions for the benefit of all working men and women and their families. BLF is committed to protect of the rights of all workers, create a productive and economic independent society that's free from poverty, discrimination and where people can exercise their basic social and human rights, social justice through activities that focus on youth and women, children and working people of Bangladesh. BLF established in 2001 and Registered with NGO Affairs Bureau, Department of Social Welfare and Directorates of Youth and Sports.

What we do


- Capacity Building and support TU
- Advocacy and Lobbying
- Training and Education
- Elimination of Worst form of Child Labour
- Organising Forum and Networking
- Research and Studies
- Communication and Information
- Internship and Academic Collaboration

BLF visualize a society where the dignity and status would be determined by labour and disadvantaged with their capacities, attitudes and practices

FEATURED PROJECT

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RESEARCH AND STUDY

February 28, 2017

Branded Childhood: How garment brands contribute to low wages, long working hours and school dropout in Bangladesh

The research looks into the linkages between wages and working conditions of adult workers and the extent to which their children attend school or are engaged in work.
February 28, 2017

State of Living Wages and Contribution of Agriculture Workers in Food Security and Food Production Supply Chain

The agriculture laborers of Bangladesh are deprived and neglected section in the rural power structure; they are excluded from labor rights, education, health and basic ...
February 28, 2017

Baseline Study to explore the prevalence & nature of Child Labour & Socioeconomic Status in Keranigong

This study is to explore the prevalence and nature of child labour and household socioeconomic status in the Keraniganj.
February 28, 2017

Mapping study report on Organizing Workers in Keraniganj Apparel Hub, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This research focuses on working conditions in the Keraniganj garment workshops including: size of the workshops, products produced and supplier-buyer linkages. ...

PRESS RELEASE

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • International Domestic Workers Day 2017
    Domestic workers comprise a significant part of the global workforce in informal employment and are among the most vulnerable groups of workers. They work for private households, often without clear terms of employment,...
  • World Day Against Child Labour 2017
    The World Day Against Child Labour held every year on June 12 intended to foster the worldwide movement against child labour in any of its forms. The World Day Against Child Labour this year will focus on the impact of...
  • International Labor Day 2017 :: Sonagazi, Feni
    BLF and Sonagazi Krishi Sramik Union organize a Rally followed by a discussion meeting in Keranigong with the participation of other Trade Union on the occasion the International Labour Day 2017 also known as May Day.

LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

March 16, 2017

International Women’s Day 2017 Feni

BLF and Sonagazi Krishi Sramik Union jointly observed the International Mother Language Day 2017 in Central Shahid Minar of Sonagazi. Later a discussion meeting was arranged included agricultural ...
March 16, 2017

International Women’s Day 2017 Chagalnaiya 2

BLF and Sonagazi Krishi Sramik Union jointly observed the International Mother Language Day 2017 in Central Shahid Minar of Sonagazi. Later a discussion meeting was arranged included agricultural ...
March 8, 2017

International Women’s Day 2017 Chagalnaiya

BLF and Sonagazi Krishi Sramik Union jointly observed the International Mother Language Day 2017 in Central Shahid Minar of Sonagazi. Later a discussion meeting was arranged included agricultural ...

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Agricultural Workers of Bangladesh are most neglected in the society

The agricultural workers struggle for their legal rights, rights to land, proper land reform, food sovereignty, health and basic social services but constitute the majority of the rural population

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