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Watch: How Bangladeshi women are defining the country’s booming textile sector and much more

Women workers in the textile industry have been major drivers of Bangladesh's growth story

Bangladesh is a showcase example of defying all types of deficiencies to rise and ride into the modern world with confidence as a growing nation. Once derided for its widespread poverty, its textile industry prepares cloth for almost all the affluent countries. This industry, and all others in the country, are run by women that constitute 80% of the workforce. Did anyone know that a Bangladeshi Jawed Karim was the co-founder of YouTube and he was the first person who uploaded the first video on the Tube? Salman “Sal” Amin Khan, another Bangladeshi, founded the Khan Academy a free online non-profit educational platform with which he has produced over 6,500 video lessons teaching a wide spectrum of academic subjects, originally focusing on mathematics and science.

Project Nightfall, a social media channel, has shared a video report on the amazing growth of Bangladesh. Behold it