Sub-Saharan Africa

Achieving decent employment for all requires improving workers’ homes and livelihoods

August 29, 2016

By Mike Rogan & Victoria Okoye

WIEGO and Slum Dwellers International (SDI) are co-chairs of the...

Topics: Livelihoods

"Be Safe With Us": How Durban Market Traders Collaborated with Officials to Improve Workplace Safety

July 13, 2016

By Carlin Carr

Durban’s busy downtown market, Warwick...

Cinco trabajadoras en empleo informal comparten sus dificultades para acceder a los servicios de salud

April 27, 2016

Las personas pobres enfrentan grandes desafíos para acceder a los servicios de salud. Sin embargo, las trabajadoras...

Five Women Informal Workers Share Their Challenges in Accessing Health Services

April 27, 2016

The poor face many challenges in accessing health services. However, argues Laura Alfers, WIEGO’s Deputy Director of...

Informal Employment and the Global Financial Crisis in a Middle-Income Country

April 5, 2016

by Mike Rogan

What happens to informal employment during an economic crisis? The conventional wisdom is that...

Topics: Livelihoods

Un nuevo estudio de investigación da voz a los recicladores y las recicladoras

Sonia Dias, February 29, 2016

A menudo se ignora el hecho de que los recicladores y las recicladoras son capaces de expresar sus preocupaciones,...

Topics: Livelihoods

A New Research Study Gives Voice to Waste Pickers

Sonia Dias, February 25, 2016

The fact that waste pickers are capable of voicing their concerns, responding to challenges, and contributing to...

Topics: Livelihoods

Ciudades inclusivas para los trabajadores en empleo informal

Martha (Marty) Chen, February 17, 2016

En la mayoría de los países en desarrollo, mucho más de la mitad de la fuerza de trabajo urbana es informal. Pero...

Topics: Cities

Inclusive Cities for Informal Workers

Martha (Marty) Chen, February 17, 2016

In most developing countries, well over half the urban workforce is informal. Yet informal workers - and their...

Topics: Cities

Cultivando un sueño: El centro de reciclaje de Vaal Park

February 8, 2016

Por Leslie Vryenhoek

El letrero en la entrada al Centro de reciclaje Vaal Park, en Sudáfrica, muestra 23...

Topics: Organizing
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