Global Advocacy

Towards a Transformative Agenda for Women’s Economic Empowerment

March 6, 2017

By Jenna Harvey

There is a growing global consensus that advancing women’s economic empowerment (WEE) is...

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“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...
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Ciudades con equidad de género y la Nueva Agenda Urbana

July 8, 2016

Madalena Duarte es una líder fuerte. También es una recicladora en su ciudad natal de Itaúna, Brasil –un trabajo que...

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Gender-Just Cities and the New Urban Agenda

June 17, 2016

By Ana Carolina Ogando

Madalena Duarte is a strong woman leader. She is also a waste picker in her hometown...

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Domestic Workers are (Not) “Like Family”

Tania Espinosa Sánchez, June 16, 2016

16 June 2011 was a historic day for domestic workers around the world: The Convention Concerning Decent Work for...

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Las trabajadoras del hogar (no) son “como de la familia”

Tania Espinosa Sánchez, June 15, 2016

El 16 de junio del 2011 fue un día histórico para los trabajadores y las trabajadoras del hogar alrededor del mundo...

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Reciclaje justo: Cambiando las actitudes hacia los recicladores y las recicladoras

February 3, 2016

Por Melanie Sampson

Desde 2007, WIEGO ha trabajado con grupos de recicladores y recicladoras alrededor del...

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El papa Francisco, el medio ambiente y los pepenadores

December 19, 2015

Por Tania Espinosa Sánchez

Basureando

El papa Francisco ha hecho del medio ambiente y los pobres una...

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Pope Francis, the environment, and waste pickers

December 9, 2015

By Tania Espinosa Sánchez

Pope Francis has made the environment and the poor a top priority since assuming...

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Just Recycling: Changing Minds about Waste Pickers

October 28, 2015

By Melanie Samson

Since 2007, WIEGO has worked with waste picker groups around the world that organize and...

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