Social Protection

Podcast: World-renowned labour lawyer, Adelle Blackett, on domestic work, the significance of a Convention and the future of the movement

Podcast: World-renowned labour lawyer, Adelle Blackett, on domestic work, the significance of a Convention and the future of the movement

Wed Aug 17, 2016
Occupational Groups: Domestic Workers

It’s been five years since the Convention Concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers (C189) was adopted during the International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

"Be Safe With Us": How Durban Market Traders Collaborated with Officials to Improve Workplace Safety

"Be Safe With Us": How Durban Market Traders Collaborated with Officials to Improve Workplace Safety

Wed Jul 13, 2016

By Carlin Carr

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

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

Wed Apr 27, 2016

Las personas pobres enfrentan grandes desafíos para acceder a los servicios de salud. Sin embargo, las trabajadoras y trabajadores en condiciones de pobreza, especialmente quienes laboran en empleo informal, “tienen dificultades específicas de acceso debido a la naturaleza de su trabajo y los lugares donde lo desarrollan, y pueden necesitar tanto servicios de salud ocupacional, como de salud general”, como argumenta Laura Alfers, Directora adjunta del programa Protección social de WIEGO.

Five Women Informal Workers Share Their Challenges in Accessing Health Services

Five Women Informal Workers Share Their Challenges in Accessing Health Services

Wed Apr 27, 2016

The poor face many challenges in accessing health services.

Cuatro lecciones del proceso participativo de Tailandia para obtener cobertura sanitaria universal

Cuatro lecciones del proceso participativo de Tailandia para obtener cobertura sanitaria universal

Wed Dec 9, 2015

Por Laura Alfers y Francie Lund

Four Lessons from Thailand’s Participatory Process in Gaining Universal Health Coverage

Four Lessons from Thailand’s Participatory Process in Gaining Universal Health Coverage

Wed Dec 9, 2015

By Laura Alfers and Francie Lund

El acceso a la salud de los trabajadores en la economía informal

El acceso a la salud de los trabajadores en la economía informal

Laura Alfers Wed Jul 29, 2015

Las discusiones sobre las desigualdades de salud se centran a menudo en los obstáculos que los pobres enfrentan en lo que concierne al acceso a los servicios de salud. Esto es, sin duda, un aspecto importante en el debate sobre la provisión de estos servicios.

Informal Workers’ Access to Health Services

Informal Workers’ Access to Health Services

Laura Alfers Tue Jul 28, 2015

Discussions about health inequalities often focus on the barriers that poor people face in accessing health services. This is certainly an important aspect of the debate on health service provision. What is often missed, however, is the fact that many poor people are also workers, particularly informal workers, who may experience particular barriers to access based on the nature and place of their work, and may have occupational health needs as well as a need for general health services.

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