Thailand

Bangkok home-based workers find strength in numbers

December 5, 2016

By Carlin Carr

Down a small alleyway off of a busy Bangkok road, a residential workshop the size of a small...

Topics: Organizing

Five Case Studies that Illustrate Steps Toward an Inclusive City

Rhonda Douglas, October 28, 2016

Creating “inclusive cities” is a hot topic right now. Habitat III has just wound up in Quito, Ecuador – the UN’s...

Topics: Cities

"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...

“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...

La dignidad reconquistada: Cómo las trabajadoras y trabajadores de fábrica tailandeses crearon una cooperativa basada en el trabajo digno

July 4, 2016

By Carlin Carr

Manop Kaewpaka, de 35 años, nunca pensó en ser un trabajador en la industria de la confección...

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

Dignity Returned: How Former Thai Factory Workers Launched a Cooperative Based on Decent Work

May 26, 2016

By Carlin Carr

Manop Kaewpaka, 35, never expected to be a garment worker. At 18, he left his remote village...

Topics: Organizing

Cinco trabajadoras en empleo informal comparten sus dificultades para acceder a los servicios de salud

April 27, 2016

Las personas pobres enfrentan grandes desafíos para acceder a los servicios de salud. Sin embargo, las trabajadoras...

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