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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:

Coalition of Informal Economy Associations of Swaziland (CIEAS)

Coalition of Informal Economy Associations of Swaziland (CIEAS)

The Coalition of Informal Economy Associations of Swaziland (CIEAS) was founded in 2006 by marginalized community-based organizations striving to earn a living by carrying out different projects to generate income. As of 2010, CIEAS had 12,600 members working as informal street traders; approximately 60 per cent of the members are women. CIEAS’s leadership is democratically elected.

Syndicat Unique et Démocratique du Mareyeurs du Sénégal

Syndicat Unique et Démocratique du Mareyeurs du Sénégal (SUDEMS)

The United and Democratic union of Fish Wholesalers of Senegal (Syndicat Unique et Démocratique du Mareyeurs du Sénégal, SUDEMS) was founded in July 2000. It is a national union which is formally recognized by the government of Senegal. Members are fish vendors who vend in streets, markets, and landing sites. As of December 2013, there are over 12,600 members of SUDEMS, who work throughout all regions of Senegal. The members are responsible for the collection, distribution and sale of fresh and dry fish.

WIEGO Newsletter - August 2013

Covering the period January–June 2013

WIEGO e-News January-June 2012

 

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WIEGO Newsletter - January 2012

Covering the period July 2011 - December 2011

WIEGO e-News July - December 2011

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WIEGO Newsletter - August 2012

Covering the period January - June 2012

Boletín Informativo de WIEGO - Agosto 2012
Cubriendo de enero a junio de 2012

WIEGO Newsletter - February 2013

Covering the period July–December 2012

WIEGO e-News January-June 2012

 

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UNIFEM’s Progress of the World’s Women 2005: Women, Work & Poverty

UNIFEM (now called UN Women) asked WIEGO to write the 2005 issue of Progress of the World’s Women – UNIFEM’s biennial flagship publication– on the topic of “Women, Work, and Poverty.” Officially launched at the United Nations on September 16, 2005 to coincide with the Millennium Development Summit, the publication focuses on employment, especially informal employment, as a key pathway to reducing poverty and gender inequality.

Cornell-SEWA-WIEGO Exposure Dialogue Programme

Oaxaca Mexico EDPFrom 2004 - 2011, WIEGO co-organized a series of Exposures and Dialogues with Cornell University and the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) of India. The initiative promoted a dialogue between mainstream economists from Cornell, activists from SEWA, and researchers from the WIEGO Network.