Dhaka, March 11 -- The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) have recently launched an innovative training scheme to get more women in supervisory roles in Bangladesh's garment sector.

The Gender Equality and Returns (GEAR) initiative was launched at a high-level International Women's Day reception, hosted by High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh Benoit Prefontaine at his residence, marking 2019 International Women's Day.

Diplomats and representatives from UN agencies, development partners, donors, government bodies, civil society, private sector, employers' organisations and unions attended the launching event, said a press release on Monday.

GEAR is a special initiative of Better Work B...