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Roma, galardonada y candidata a los Óscar y algunas lecturas imprescindibles sobre el trabajo del hogar

February 6, 2019

El próximo mes, sabremos si el conmovedor retrato del director Alfonso Cuarón Orozco sobre una trabajadora del hogar...

Topics: Law

With “Roma” in the Awards Circle, Here are Our Must-reads on Domestic Workers

January 15, 2019

Next month, we’ll find out if director Alfonso Cuarón Orozco’s moving portrayal of a domestic worker in 1970s Mexico...

Topics: Law

Year in Review: Five reflections on the "Future of Work"

December 20, 2018

What will work look like in a future of robots and automation? This question has taken the year by storm, but the...

Topics: Livelihoods

Cinco reflexiones sobre el "futuro del trabajo": un año de debates

December 20, 2018

¿Cómo será el trabajo en un futuro con robots y automatización? Este tema ha sido profundamente abordado durante el...

Topics: Livelihoods

Against the Odds: Resilience, Solidarity and Community Spirit Keep Warwick Markets Alive

November 30, 2018

By Leslie Vryenhoek with photos by Jonathan Torgovnik

About half-a-million people flow through Warwick...

Topics: Livelihoods

How Cities Can Achieve Public Space for All

November 22, 2018

By Jenna Harvey

Public space provides a window into the soul of a city. It is where collective urban life...

Topics: Cities

How a pyramid sketch redefined the informal economy — and the new data that is putting that 20-year-old idea to the test

October 30, 2018

 

By Mike Rogan

Nearly two decades ago, Marty Chen, the founding international...

Topics: Statistics

Q&A: WIEGO’s New Urban Policies Director Talks Migration, 21st-century Cities and What Inspires Her Research

October 5, 2018

This week, we sit down with WIEGO’s new Urban Policies Programme Director, Caroline Wanjiku Kihato, to learn...

Topics: Cities

How the Draft WDR 2019 Got it Wrong: Rethinking and “Relinking” Social Protections for the Future of Work

Laura Alfers, July 25, 2018

The World Bank’s recently released draft of the World Development Report (WDR) 2019 makes a controversial call to...

Topics: Livelihoods

From Mozambique to Mexico, Domestic Workers are Fighting for their Rights — and Telling their Stories

June 19, 2018

Domestic workers — those who cook, clean, sweep, and child-mind in private homes across the globe — face unusually...

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