Latin America & the Caribbean

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 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

Waste pickers in Medellín, Popayán, and Montería receive their first payment as recycling public service providers

Federico Parra, November 23, 2017

Technical team and leaders of ARRECICLAR in Medellín. Photo: Arreciclar

 

Members of four...

Topics: Livelihoods

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

Recicladores y recicladoras de Medellín y Popayán y Montería reciben primer pago por servicios públicos de reciclaje

Federico Parra, October 9, 2017

Equipo técnico y líderes de ARRECICLAR en Medellín. Foto: Arreciclar

Las organizaciones de recicladores y...

Topics: Livelihoods

Estrategias para abordar las barreras sociales y legales para las trabajadoras del hogar de México

Tania Espinosa Sánchez, March 29, 2017
El primer paso incluye el lanzamiento de una plataforma  política sobre seguridad social

Las trabajadoras del...

Topics: Law

Strategies for Addressing Social and Legal Barriers for Mexican Domestic Workers

Tania Espinosa Sánchez, March 28, 2017
First step includes launch of new social security policy platform

Domestic workers face many challenges in their...

Topics: Law

Ganamos todos: Cómo una representante de vendedores ambulantes usó la Recomendación 204 como herramienta para cambiar las políticas en Costa Rica

March 15, 2017

Por Jenna Harvey

En julio de 2016, Kattia Barquero Rojas, una líder de vendedores ambulantes de San José,...

Topics: Law

‘It’s a Win-Win:’ How a Street Vendor Leader Used Recommendation 204 to Change Policy in Costa Rica

March 13, 2017

By Jenna Harvey

In July 2016, Kattia Barquero Rojas, a street vendor leader from San Jose, Costa Rica, stood...

Topics: Law
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