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Informality, Poverty & Growth: Labour Markets In China & India

Research Design Workshop, April, 2007, Harvard University

Hosted by Asia Center, Harvard University

"Making C189 Real": The Domestic Workers Project

"Making C189 Real": The Domestic Workers Project

C189In 2011, the ILO adopted the Decent Work for Domestic Workers Convention (No. 189, known as C189) and its accompanying Recommendation (No.

Ligue pour le Droit de la Femme Congolaise (LDFC)

Ligue pour le Droit de la Femme Congolaise (LDFC)

The League for the Rights of Congolese Women (Ligue pour le Droit de la Femme Congolaise, LDFC) was founded in 1999. LDFC’s mission is to foster the promotion, protection and defense of the rights of women and girls, and their goals include the following:


Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing & Organizing (WIEGO) is a global network focused on securing livelihoods for the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. We believe all workers should have equal economic opportunities and rights.

WIEGO Team Bios

Olga AbizaidOlga Abizaid
Programme Support Officer

Workers' Lives

Workers' Lives profiles individual workers to explore the informal employment issues. part of the WIEGO Publication Series, these papers illuminate, in different contexts, the living and working environments of informal workers and how they experience first-hand the impact of policies and organizing initiatives.

Fact Sheets on the Cooperative Sector

These short fact sheets, prepared in 2012 when WIEGO participated in the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) Expo, provide an overview of some organizations and cooperatives that WIEGO has worked with.

WIEGO's Work with Cooperatives

Cooperatives are an important form of democratic organization and solidarity for informal workers, who come together to gain access to services and markets and to engage in collective negotiations.

WIEGO works with, supports and conducts research on cooperatives in many regions. Here is a sample of that work.

WIEGO Briefs

WIEGO Briefs are part of our Publication Series.