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Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concerning Bangladesh

We write in advance of your upcoming review of Bangladesh’s compliance with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).  Related Content hrw_sub_cescr_bangladesh.pdf Human Rights Watch has extensively documented human rights violations in Bangladesh relating to neglect in the government’s response to arsenic contamination of drinking water, and exposure of workers and residents to untreated chemical effluent from the Hazaribagh leather tanneries in Dhaka. Human Rights Watch has also documented rights abuses adversely affecting Bangladeshi garment workers as well…

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