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Mega Events & the Urban Working Poor

Mega Events and the Urban Working Poor

This work aims to understand the multifaceted impact of mega events on the working poor and to publicize these findings.

Pat Horn of StreetNet addresses International Trade Union Confederation about mega events and their impact on informal workers.

Working in Warwick: Including Street Traders in Urban Plans

Working in Warwick: Including street traders in urban plans

Working in Warwick Book Cover

Durban Legal Victory

 

Photos Courtesy of Asiye eTafuleni

Informal Women Workers Mobilizing for Child Care

Informal Women Workers Mobilizing for Child Care

Child care for women informal workers deserves attention both from within their organizations and movements and from local and national authorities.

March 2017

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About WIEGO

Ahmedabad, India: Rookmani Ram Naryan (left) and her daughter, Kavita Harshiresh Yemul, spend many hours each day on the floor of their small home hand rolling Indian-style cigarettes called bidi.Photo by: Paula Br

Organization & Representation: Past Activities

Organization & Representation: Past Activities

Organization and representation of informal workers

WIEGO Team Bios

Olga Abizaid, WIEGO Communications OfficerOlga Abizaid
Spanish Writer/Editor

Who We Are

The WIEGO Network consists of individuals and institutions from three broad constituencies:

The Child Care Initiative

Home-based worker with child
photo: Paula Bronstein, Getty Images/Reportage