DHAKA, Bangladesh

Hundreds of garment factory workers held a demonstration on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka on Monday for the second day in a row demanding payment of salaries.

The country has been under lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus pushing daily wage workers toward unemployment.

Readymade garments are the South Asian nation’s main export employing nearly 4 million people, mostly women, who work without any job security.

“My family of five fully depends on my income. I sent them all to my village, but stayed back to collect my wages,” Mohammad Mohsin, a protester, told Anadolu Agency

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