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Legal Publications and Resources

Publications

WIEGO Working Papers: Legal Briefs

 Working papers provide further empirical and theoretical information on the informal economy, with an emphasis on the information that will help to inform more effective policy development.

Legal and Policy Tools to Meet Informal Workers Demands: Lessons from India

WIEGO Internal Strategic Review 2017

Participants of the strategic planning retreat in Bellagio

Additional Resources

Publications

Working Papers: provide further empirical and theoretical information on law and the informal economy, with an emphasis on the information that will help to inform more effective policy development.

Legal Briefs: Academics and practitioners analyse the legal context that regulate informal
workers, and analyze legal strategies and precedent-setting cases that may lead to more secure livelihoods.

Labour at Informal Economy (LIE)

Labour at Informal Economy (LIE)

Labour at Informal Economy, street vendors, waste pickers, home-based workers, agricultural workers

Labour at Informal Economy (LIE) is a membership-based organization that represents 2,865 workers who work as street vendors, waste pickers, home-based workers and agricultural workers in Bangladesh.

Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA)

Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA) members include street/market vendors, construction workers, wastepickers, and other informal economy workers. As of January 2014 there were 10,500 members  in 150 Associations grouped into chapters.

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.

All India Federation of Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA Bharat)

All India Federation of Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA Bharat)

SEWA Bharat, India

WIEGO: 15 Years of Achievements

WIEGO: 15 Years of Achievements

In April 1997, a group of 10 activists, scholars, researchers, and development professionals who had long worked on the informal economy met in Bellagio, Italy, where they created a project they called “Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing” – WIEGO, for short.

WIEGO Special Initiatives: Past Initiatives

WIEGO Special Initiatives:
Past Initiatives

Collaborative Advocacy

China-India Comparative Labour Markets Research Project