South Asia

Includes countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Audio: How Bangalore’s itinerant waste pickers transformed into “robust entrepreneurs”

June 5, 2018

WIEGO has a unique organizational structure — we are a network of membership-based organizations, researchers, and...

Topics: Profiles

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

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...

In Delhi, a Three-Pronged Approach Raises Informal Workers’ Priorities with Urban Decision-makers

Shalini Sinha, March 26, 2018

Urban employment trends in India have defied predictions and stereotypes. Rather than being increasingly absorbed...

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...

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...

Five Blogs from 2017 that Take on Big Ideas for Informal Workers

December 27, 2017

As a global research-policy-action network, WIEGO’s team members are in a unique position to lead debates and...

Topics: Global Advocacy

Five Blogs that Highlight Key Achievements for Informal Workers in 2017

December 27, 2017

The global movement of informal workers – led by worker organizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America –...

Topics: Global Advocacy

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
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