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Bangladesh: The End of Fast Fashion?

Has coronavirus changed the way we buy clothes forever - and what about those who are being left behind?

Bangladesh has the world's second largest garment manufacturing industry, which for decades fuelled Europe and America's appetite for fast fashion. But as coronavirus spread around the world, over 2 billion pounds worth of clothing orders were cancelled and many factories were shut. It was a devastating blow to the sector on which many livelihoods depend. Our World follows factory owner Mostafiz Uddin, who now stands to lose everything, and meets the women workers whose jobs have disappeared. Has coronavirus changed the way we buy clothes forever - and what about those who are being left behind?

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