Global Advocacy

Strategies for Successful Collective Actions: A step-by-step guide

Chris Bonner, June 26, 2018

This week, we take a step-by-step look at what it takes for informal workers’ to stage a successful collective...

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Five Blogs from 2017 that Take on Big Ideas for Informal Workers

December 27, 2017

As a global research-policy-action network, WIEGO’s team members are in a unique position to lead debates and...

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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 –...

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Nothing for us without us: Participatory processes and the New Urban Agenda

Rhonda Douglas, May 20, 2017

Half the world’s population live in cities, and urban informal workers make important economic, social, and...

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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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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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Ciudades con equidad de género y la Nueva Agenda Urbana

June 17, 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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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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Domestic Workers are (Not) “Like Family”

Tania Espinosa Sánchez, June 15, 2016

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

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