Quartz – 5/12/15: On a recent visit to Dhaka, Bangladesh, I toured garment factories and spoke with factory workers about the financial challenges they face. In my conversations with female employees, I learned that although they own bank accounts, many don’t use them for an important transaction: paying their children’s school fees. Instead, these women pay in cash, costing them time and money. They take two long, expensive bus rides across town to the school. They take the day off from work, meaning a day without pay. Even the women’s employers aren’t happy with the situation; they’d rather they were able to work.
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