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Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS)

IEMSThe 10-city Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) evaluates the realities that informal workers face. Qualitative and quantitative research methods together have provided an in-depth understanding of how home-based workers, street vendors, and waste pickers are affected by economic trends, urban policies and practices, value chain dynamics, and other economic and social forces.

HomeNet Pakistan Commemorates Home-Based Workers Day

During a strategic visioning workshop of HomeNet South Asia in 2010, participants celebrated 10 years since the passing of the Kathmandu Declaration on October 20, 2000. There and then, October 20th had been declared “Home-based Workers Day” for South Asia. HomeNet Pakistan (HNP) has been observing the day ever since, determined to form laws and legislation to strengthen the informal sector in general, and for home-based workers in particular.

Special Issue of Environment and Urbanization on Urban Livelihoods

Special Issue of Environment & Urbanization on Urban Livelihoods

Special Issue of Environment and Urbanization on Urban Livelihoods

Association of Home-Based Workers, Bulgaria (AHBW)

Association of Home-Based Workers, Bulgaria (AHBW)

The Association of Home-Based Workers was registered in Bulgaria in 2002. In its work in support of Home-Based Workers, AHBW participates in a variety of organizing, advocacy and educational activities. One of AHBW’s main activities is organizing awareness events for home-based workers and others. They also do research and work on improving qualifications of unemployed people and home-based workers.

World Urban Forum 6: Inclusive Cities = Sustainable and Vibrant Cities

Heliodora, a Street Vendor from New York City, was a delegate at this year's World Urban ForumWIEGO and Inclusive Cities delegates attended the World Urban Forum 6 in Naples, Italy 1-7 September 2012, to deliver an important message to urban officials and planners: including informal workers in municipal pl

We Are Workers Too!

Home-Based Worker Manual for OrganizersA Manual for Organizers of Homeworkers

Who This Manual Is For

This manual is for anyone who is involved in helping home-based workers to organize for a better future.