Living on the Precipice of Extreme Poverty: How Financial Downturns Devastate the Working Poor

June 18, 2019

The global economic crisis that rocked the world in 2008 led to increased financial hardship for informal workers,...

Topics: 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...

Topics: Livelihoods

L’égalité des sexes : les travailleuses pauvres redéfinissent la voie à suivre

March 8, 2019

En cette Journée internationale de la femme, WIEGO lance une série d’un mois sur la vie des femmes travailleuses de...

Topics: Organizing

Las mujeres pobres redefinen la forma de lograr la igualdad de género

March 8, 2019

Con motivo del Día Internacional de la Mujer, WIEGO va a presentar una serie de artículos durante este mes de marzo...

Topics: Organizing

Working Poor Women are Redefining How to Achieve Gender Equality

March 8, 2019

This International Women’s Day, WIEGO is launching a month-long series to dive into the lives of women working in...

Topics: Organizing

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...

Topics: Livelihoods

Workplace Violence and Harassment: Informal Workers Also Need Protection

May 27, 2018

By Karin Pape & Leslie Vryenhoek

In city streets and markets across the Global South, street vendors have...

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...

Quality Child Care is a Missing Piece of the Poverty-reduction Puzzle

January 8, 2018
A discussion with Mirai Chatterjee on SEWA’s holistic model and approach


The Self Employed Women’s...

La protection des travailleuses et des travailleurs à domicile dans les chaînes d'approvisionnement mondiales : évaluation de l'approche fondée sur les droits

Marlese von Broembsen, March 1, 2017

Depuis l'effondrement tragique des bâtiments du Rana Plaza au Bangladesh en 2013, les manquements au travail décent...

Topics: Law
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