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Bangladesh Labour Foundation

Bangladesh Labour 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


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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. ...



  • International Women’s Day 2021
    International Women’s Day takes place on March 8 every year to celebrate women’s rights and inspire people to act in the ongoing fight for gender equality. Bangladesh Labour Foundation (BLF) is going to organize...
  • Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birthday 2021
    The father of the nation of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday is a national holiday in Bangladesh which is observed on March 17th each year. Bangladesh Labour Foundation will celebrate this day through...
  • Independence Day 2021
    Bangladesh Labour Foundation is going to celebrate the 51st Independence Day 2021 of Bangladesh through different events. The Independence Day of Bangladesh, taking place on 26 March, is a national holiday. It...


February 11, 2021

Joint meeting between BLF and DIFE on the establishment of Decent Work in the ...

Bangladesh Labour Foundation (BLF) and Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE) will work together to ensure Local RMG child Labour free by 2022. A year long action plan has ...
February 1, 2021

Minutes of final (3rd) coordination for formulation of 1 year action plan for ...

A final meeting was held on “Minutes of 3rd coordination for formulation of 1 year action plan for ensuring social compliance in Tannery Industry” on February 01, 2021. The meeting was presided ...
January 25, 2021

Minutes of 2nd coordination for formulation of 1 year action plan for ensuring ...

A meeting was held on “Minutes of 2nd coordination for formulation of 1 year action plan for ensuring social compliance in Tannery Industry” on January 25, 2021. The meeting was presided by Mr. ...


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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