India

"La expresión ‘protección social’ en realidad no existía hace 20 años."

September 21, 2016
Gisèle Yasmeen, la nueva Directora de Protección social de WIEGO habla sobre el aumento de la visibilidad de las y los...

“Our role has been to make the informal economy visible and give it validity”

September 21, 2016
Renana Jhabvala discusses the UN Secretary-General’s first-ever High-level Panel (UN HLP) for Women’s Economic...
Topics: Global Advocacy

“The expression ‘social protection’ didn’t really exist 20 years ago.”

September 9, 2016
WIEGO’s new social protection director, Gisèle Yasmeen, on the increasing visibility of informal workers

We had an...

Child care for women informal workers proves essential to earning power

August 31, 2016

By Rachel Moussie

Women’s economic empowerment is a central feature of development debates today. A key focus...

How home-based workers in Ahmedabad formed a union to improve their lives

August 9, 2016

By Carlin Carr

In the first of a series of photo essays from Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing &...

Topics: Organizing

Conmemorando los 20 años de la histórica ley internacional sobre las trabajadoras y los trabajadores a domicilio

Shalini Sinha, June 17, 2016
Recordando una tarjeta postal de Ginebra y reafirmando una campaña

Shalini Sinha, Sector Specialist, Home-Based...

Topics: Law

Commemorating 20 Years of Landmark Convention for Homeworkers

Shalini Sinha, June 17, 2016
Remembering a Postcard from Geneva and Reaffirming a Campaign

Shalini Sinha, Sector Specialist, Home-Based...

Topics: Law

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...

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
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