Sub-Saharan Africa

Local Governments Should Prioritize Health and Safety for Informal Workers

Frances (Francie) Lund, April 23, 2018

The deadly factory fire at Rana Plaza five years ago this week sparked global outrage about workers’ safety. The...

La vérité sur le nettoyage des vêtements à Dakar

April 3, 2018

Par Carlin Carr

À Dakar, au Sénégal, le linge sale de la ville ne se nettoie pas au cycle d’essorage.

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Topics: Livelihoods

The Truth about How Dakar’s Clothes Get Cleaned

April 3, 2018

By Carlin Carr & Gabriella Tanvé

In Dakar, Senegal, the city’s dirty laundry doesn’t get cleaned on...

Topics: Livelihoods

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

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...

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...

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
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