Latin America & the Caribbean

Waste has Worth — and So Do the Women Working to Collect It

August 21, 2018
A step-by-step guide to building empowerment among women waste pickers

By Sonia Dias and Ana Carolina Ogando


Planeta Verde: The Colombian Cooperative Revolutionizing Waste Picking

July 6, 2018

In celebration of International Cooperatives Day, we speak with Martha Elena Iglesias, a waste picker and the leader...

Topics: Livelihoods

From Mozambique to Mexico, Domestic Workers are Fighting for their Rights — and Telling their Stories

June 19, 2018

Domestic workers — those who cook, clean, sweep, and child-mind in private homes across the globe — face unusually...

What’s Changed for Domestic Workers since C189? Our Legal Team Unpacks the Progress

Pamhidzai H. Bamu-Chipunza, June 15, 2018

16 June 2011 was a momentous day for domestic workers around the globe. 

After a long, worker-led...

Topics: Law

Les travailleurs et travailleuses de l’économie informelle font marcher les villes pour tous : Thaïlande, Inde et Colombie, 3 comptes rendus éclairants

May 28, 2018

Valeria Gelman et Jillian Du

Pensez aux stands de nourriture délicieuse en Asie du Sud-Est, aux artistes de...

Topics: Cities

Workplace Violence and Harassment: Informal Workers Also Need Protection

May 27, 2018

By Karin Pape & Leslie Vryenhoek

In city streets and markets across the Global South, street vendors have...

Como uma Cidade Brasileira Usou o Teatro e a Música para Popularizar a Reciclagem - e os trabalhadores pobres por trás dessa atividade

April 27, 2018

Por Carlin Carr

O Brasil tem sido um pioneiro global quando se trata da integração dos catadores de materiais...

Topics: Livelihoods

Cómo una ciudad de Brasil ha utilizado el teatro y la canción para popularizar el reciclaje, y a los trabajadores y trabajadoras pobres que lo realizan

April 25, 2018

Por Carlin Carr

Brasil ha sido pionero mundial en lo relativo a la integración de los recicladores y...

Topics: Livelihoods

Le théâtre et la chanson au service du recyclage : comment une ville brésilienne s’est y prise pour rendre populaire le recyclage et les travailleurs pauvres qui le réalisent

April 25, 2018

Par Carlin Carr

Lorsqu’il s’agit d’intégrer les récupérateurs et récupératrices de matériaux dans les...

Topics: Livelihoods

How One Brazilian City Used Theater and Song to Popularize Recycling – and the Poor Workers Behind It

April 17, 2018

By Carlin Carr 

Brazil has been a global trailblazer when it comes to integrating waste pickers in solid...

Topics: Livelihoods
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