Boatmen stand on their vessels in the Buriganga River in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Some 12 million people live in the Dhaka metro area, and many of them work in the nation's 4,000 garment factories.
Men sit in a roadside food stall in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Trash litters the streets of a slum neighborhood in Dhaka. Many of the 12 million people who live in the Dhaka metro area live in slums.
A typical block of apartments, clad in corrugated metal, in a Dhaka slum. The minimum wage in Bangladesh is $38 per month.
A typical block of apartments, clad in corrugated metal, in a Dhaka slum.
Children pose for a photo in Dhaka. In her series of reports for the CBS Evening News, Holly Williams saw very young looking male and female garment factory workers. All factory bosses insisted their workers were at least 18 years old.
A poor woman begs on the side of a road in a slum neighborhood in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
CBS News correspondent Holly Williams interviews a mother and daughter (facing away from camera) at their home in a Dhaka slum. Both women work long hours at a garment factory in the Bangladeshi capital and speak of harrowing working conditions.