Sub-Saharan Africa

Women Informal Workers Challenge Invisibility in Dakar

March 21, 2019

By Ana Carolina Ogando and Carlin Carr with Adama Soumare, Maguette Diop and Jenna Harvey

In Dakar...

Topics: Organizing

Cities are undermining the potential of universal cash grants to support women’s economic empowerment and reduce poverty

March 11, 2019

Laura Alfers & Rachel Moussié

Ninety-two per cent of women’s employment in the developing world is in the...

Topics: Livelihoods

L’égalité des sexes : les travailleuses pauvres redéfinissent la voie à suivre

March 8, 2019

En cette Journée internationale de la femme, WIEGO lance une série d’un mois sur la vie des femmes travailleuses de...

Topics: Organizing

Las mujeres pobres redefinen la forma de lograr la igualdad de género

March 8, 2019

Con motivo del Día Internacional de la Mujer, WIEGO va a presentar una serie de artículos durante este mes de marzo...

Topics: Organizing

Working Poor Women are Redefining How to Achieve Gender Equality

March 8, 2019

This International Women’s Day, WIEGO is launching a month-long series to dive into the lives of women working in...

Topics: Organizing

New Project Explores How Waste Pickers Can Help Solve the Ocean Plastics Waste Crisis

February 28, 2019
A Q&A with Taylor Cass Talbott

It’s hard to miss the shocking images of heaping plastic floating in the middle...

Topics: Cities

Roma, galardonada y candidata a los Óscar y algunas lecturas imprescindibles sobre el trabajo del hogar

February 6, 2019

El próximo mes, sabremos si el conmovedor retrato del director Alfonso Cuarón Orozco sobre una trabajadora del hogar...

Topics: Law

Liberia’s Street Vendors Pioneer New Approach with City Officials

January 29, 2019

By Sarah Orleans Reed & Mike Bird

Street vendors from Bangkok to Bogota face constant, daily harassment...

Topics: Organizing

Strategies for Street Vendors to Create “Public Space for All”

January 22, 2019

By Jenna Harvey

“I want to see an eviction-free city. I want to see them [street vendors] having a right to...

Topics: Organizing

With “Roma” in the Awards Circle, Here are Our Must-reads on Domestic Workers

January 15, 2019

Next month, we’ll find out if director Alfonso Cuarón Orozco’s moving portrayal of a domestic worker in 1970s Mexico...

Topics: Law
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