Reshma Begum

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Protesters outside the Wal-Mart Stores  headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas hold up a sign yesterday commemorating those killed in recent clothing factory tragedies in Bangladesh, including that at the collapsed Rana Plaza.  Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

A teenage garment-maker who survived for 17 days in the rubble of a collapsed Bangladesh garment factory building has left hospital with a new job at (...)

Reshma Begum (19) rescued from the rubble of the Rana Plaza building 17 days after the building collapsed, lies on a bed at Savar Combined Military Hospital in Savar. Photograph: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

A seamstress who survived 17 days before being rescued from a collapsed clothes factory building outside Bangladesh’s capital is said to be mak(...)

Rescuers carry Reshma Begum, pulled out from the rubble of a building that collapsed in Saver, near Dhaka in Bangladesh yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo/Parvez Ahmad Rony

First came the collapse. At 9am in the morning, as the day’s work start(...)