Livelihoods

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...

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Eye Witness: WIEGO’s Brazilian Waste Expert Dispatches from India

February 5, 2019

WIEGO’s Exposure Dialogue Programme (EDP) on Law and Informality brought global experts to Ahmedabad, India, to stay...

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Year in Review: Five reflections on the "Future of Work"

December 20, 2018

What will work look like in a future of robots and automation? This question has taken the year by storm, but the...

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Cinco reflexiones sobre el "futuro del trabajo": un año de debates

December 20, 2018

¿Cómo será el trabajo en un futuro con robots y automatización? Este tema ha sido profundamente abordado durante el...

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Against the Odds: Resilience, Solidarity and Community Spirit Keep Warwick Markets Alive

November 30, 2018

By Leslie Vryenhoek with photos by Jonathan Torgovnik

About half-a-million people flow through Warwick...

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Bangkok’s renowned street vendors march against evictions – and rally widespread support

September 7, 2018

By Chidchanok Samantrakul and Sarah Orleans Reed

After relentless evictions against their livelihoods, on...

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Can Waste Pickers Help Solve Delhi’s Towering Trash Problem?

Shalini Sinha, August 27, 2018

With Avi Singh Majithia

Delhi’s Qutub Minar, the tallest minaret in the world, rises high above many of...

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How the Draft WDR 2019 Got it Wrong: Rethinking and “Relinking” Social Protections for the Future of Work

Laura Alfers, July 25, 2018

The World Bank’s recently released draft of the World Development Report (WDR) 2019 makes a controversial call to...

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“Tomorrow is Ours”: India’s Informal Workers Declare in New Radio Programme

July 9, 2018

For 13 weeks, in 2017, the unthinkable happened for informal workers: they captivated audiences across Northern...

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Planeta Verde: cooperativa colombiana revoluciona la recolección de residuos

July 7, 2018

En celebración del Día Internacional de las Cooperativas, hablamos con Martha Elena Iglesias, recicladora y...

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