Spotlight on: Risk and Crisis Management
Female Informal Workers in Dhaka during COVID-19: Unnoticed and Unprotected as Always
Informal workers contribute greatly to countries’ economic growth. Over 43 per cent of the national GDP in Bangladesh is generated by the informal sector, where women are overrepresented. In times of crisis, however, they are often left unprotected. Jahid Nur on the situation of female informal workers in Bangladesh during COVID-19.