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WIEGO Briefs

WIEGO Briefs are part of our  Publication Series.

Examples of Good Practice

Over the course of 20 years working with and learning from membership-based organizations of informal workers representing diverse sectors in a range of different countries, we have built up an archive of examples of good and promising practice. The examples below represent both efforts that WIEGO supports, and efforts that we learned about through our MBO network. 

WIEGO Team Bios

Olga Abizaid, WIEGO Communications OfficerOlga Abizaid
Spanish Writer/Editor

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.


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WIEGO Board of Directors


Current Board of Directors


Job Posting: WIEGO Web Manager

Web Manager




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 Job Posting: Organiser, Waste Picker Integration Project (Accra)

WIEGO Job Posting: Organiser, Waste Picker Integration Project (Accra, Ghana)

This is a part-time position

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