Bangladesh

Coronavirus: 'When will this Covid curse be finished?'
What happens when you're forced to self-isolate, or into lockdown, in a cramped refugee camp?

Coronavirus: 'Fashion box money will feed my family'

Angie Brown

BBC Scotland news reporter

Fatema Begum
Fatema Begum

A Bangladeshi garment worker says a "fashion box" scheme set up by an Edinburgh business will help her feed her family.

Fatema Begum, 30, is one of an estimated two million garment workers in Bangladesh who lost their jobs during the coronavirus crisis.

The mother-of-two who is the sole earner for her family told BBC Scotland she lost her job in April.

"It has been really difficult, my family is dependent on me, but now we are all helpless," she said.

Read interview here

Fatema Begum
Fatema Begum
Could US or UK be the next countries to ban TikTok?
With the short-video app already banned in India, Sophia Smith Galer looks at whether the UK or the US could be next.