Dhaka, Feb. 22 -- Stakeholders have called for priotising skills development and welfare for women for the sustainable growth of Bangladesh's apparel industry.

In addition, a collective effort is required to boost the productivity and well-being of workers, they said at the dialogue titled 'Embracing Wellbeing: Nurturing the Future of Apparel Workers in the Industry' at a Dhaka city hotel on Thursday. 'Lightcastle Partners' and 'Policy Exchange Bangladesh' organised the dialogue.

The effort should involve a dedicated focus on enhancing the health of women workers, promoting financial inclusion, and facilitating skills development to align with the evolving landscape of the industry, they suggested.

The speakers also acknowledged commen...