Thailand

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...

Topics: Livelihoods

What’s Changed for Domestic Workers since C189? Our Legal Team Unpacks the Progress

Pamhidzai H. Bamu-Chipunza, June 15, 2018

16 June 2011 was a momentous day for domestic workers around the globe. 

After a long, worker-led...

Topics: Law

Les travailleurs et travailleuses de l’économie informelle font marcher les villes pour tous : Thaïlande, Inde et Colombie, 3 comptes rendus éclairants

May 28, 2018

Valeria Gelman et Jillian Du

Pensez aux stands de nourriture délicieuse en Asie du Sud-Est, aux artistes de...

Topics: Cities

As Bangkok Vendors Face Eviction, New York’s Offer Solidarity, Ideas

May 21, 2018

By Carlin Carr

In Bangkok, a series of municipal crackdowns to “clean up” the city has put its world-renowned...

Local Governments Should Prioritize Health and Safety for Informal Workers

Frances (Francie) Lund, April 23, 2018

The deadly factory fire at Rana Plaza five years ago this week sparked global outrage about workers’ safety. The...

In a Thai Cooperative, Home-based Workers Share Business Tips and Work

April 9, 2018

 By Carlin Carr

At a bustling Bangkok market, vendor Aurapin Sakvichit happily greets customers...

Topics: Livelihoods

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...

Lacking access to capital hinders home-based workers’ business opportunities

January 17, 2018

By Carlin Carr

On a quiet lane, Mayuri Suepwong, a member of HomeNet Thailand, is working away in her...

Topics: Economy

Universal Health Coverage: An Informal Worker Perspective

Laura Alfers, December 11, 2017

Healthcare is a hot button issue around the world right now. As Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has become a...

Cobertura sanitaria universal: una perspectiva del trabajador en empleo informal

Laura Alfers, December 11, 2017

La atención sanitaria es un tema candente en todo el mundo. La Cobertura sanitaria universal (CSU) se ha convertido...

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