• WIEGO Law Programme at Labour Law Research Conference

    Conference brings together labour law scholars, researchers, and activists

  • WIEGO Celebrates Domestic Workers' Day 2017!

    Learn more about domestic workers (Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images Reportage)

  • Domestic Workers Demand Rights and Protections in Mexico

    Political platform developed by domestic workers outlines demands

  • Home-Based Workers and Women's Employment in India

    NDTV video features interviews with WIEGO and HNSA (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images Reportage)

  • Waste Pickers in Colombia and the Fight for Inclusion

    ARB and WIEGO featured in Resource magazine article (Juan Arredondo/Getty Images Reportage)


WIEGO is a global network focused on securing livelihoods for the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy.

Informal workers need voice, visibility and validity. WIEGO creates change by building capacity among informal worker organizations, expanding the knowledge base, and influencing local, national and international policies.

Meet WIEGO's Team

About the Informal Economy

The informal economy includes workers who do not have employment-based social protection and enterprises which are not incorporated or registered.

Visit WIEGO’s Knowledge Base on the Informal Economy