Latin America & the Caribbean

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

How to Hit Women’s Economic Empowerment Targets: First ensure women can recognize their own dignity and self worth

March 8, 2019

Valdete Roza is a Brazilian waste picker and leader in her cooperative who is pioneering gender discussions with her...

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

Créer un « espace public pour tous » : stratégies utiles à l’intention des vendeurs et vendeuses de rue

January 22, 2019

Par Jenna Harvey

« Je veux voir une ville sans expulsions. Je veux les voir [vendeurs de rue] jouir du droit...

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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