Bangkok

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...

Trabajadoras y trabajadores a domicilio de América Latina celebran la puesta en marcha de una nueva organización regional

November 6, 2017

Los y las trabajadoras a domicilio de América Latina han dado un importante paso con la creación de un frente unido...

Topics: Organizing

Latin American Home-based Workers Celebrate Launch of New Regional Organization

October 20, 2017

Latin American home-based workers have taken an important step in creating a unified front to fight for their...

Topics: Organizing

From blood tests to aerobic dance: Training improves workers’ access to new Thai health fund – and their ideas are inspiring

October 16, 2017

Thailand is a global innovator when it comes to health promotion and prevention practices. Its Universal Health...

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