Sub-Saharan Africa

From Lima to Bangkok, WIEGO Lays Out Strategy to Improve Conditions of Informal Workers in Six Target Cities

January 26, 2018

By Jenna Harvey

It is morning rush hour in Bangkok and moto-taxi drivers ferry hurried commuters through...

Five Blogs from 2017 that Take on Big Ideas for Informal Workers

December 27, 2017

As a global research-policy-action network, WIEGO’s team members are in a unique position to lead debates and...

Topics: Global Advocacy

Five Blogs that Highlight Key Achievements for Informal Workers in 2017

December 27, 2017

The global movement of informal workers – led by worker organizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America –...

Topics: Global Advocacy

Creating “cities for all” requires more than one-size-fits-all regulation

December 18, 2017
Study shows informal workers in the Global South perceive regulations as being both positive and negative...
Topics: Cities

Universal Health Coverage: An Informal Worker Perspective

Laura Alfers, December 11, 2017

Healthcare is a hot button issue around the world right now. As Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has become a...

Cobertura sanitaria universal: una perspectiva del trabajador en empleo informal

Laura Alfers, December 11, 2017

La atención sanitaria es un tema candente en todo el mundo. La Cobertura sanitaria universal (CSU) se ha convertido...

Trabajadoras y trabajadores a domicilio de América Latina celebran la puesta en marcha de una nueva organización regional

November 6, 2017

Los y las trabajadoras a domicilio de América Latina han dado un importante paso con la creación de un frente unido...

Topics: Organizing

Latin American Home-based Workers Celebrate Launch of New Regional Organization

October 20, 2017

Latin American home-based workers have taken an important step in creating a unified front to fight for their...

Topics: Organizing

What’s the legal recourse for street vendor evictions?

Pamhidzai H. Bamu-Chipunza, September 19, 2017

WIEGO’s law team discusses how administrative law can empower and protect informal workers in urban public spaces...

Topics: Law

Joburg’s Reclaimers Win Important First Victory in Fight Against Privatization

July 31, 2017

By Carlin Carr

On July 13, hundreds of Johannesburg’s informal waste pickers (known locally as “reclaimers...

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