Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety

CCC brief documents urgent need for expansion of Safety Accord to Pakistan

Photo: Clean Clothes Campaign

A brief launched today by the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) documents deadly safety incidents in Pakistan’s garment industry that underline the urgent need for the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry to be implemented in that country.

Pakistan: 10 years after fatal factory fire, demands for effective safety program continue

Photo: HBWWF and NTUF call for the expansion of the Accord.

Photo: Clean Clothes Campaign

September 11, 2022, marked the 10th anniversary of the catastrophic Ali Enterprises fire in Baldia, Karachi, where more than 250 garment workers lost their lives and over 50 were injured.

Ten years after this preventable disaster, MSN joins Pakistani garment unions and the Clean Clothes Campaign in remembering the lives lost and calling for the lifesaving International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry to be extended to Pakistan without further delay.

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