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Occupational Group(s): Home-Based Workers

Protection for Homeworkers in Thailand

Thai shoemakerHomeNet Thailand and its supportive partners, including WIEGO, played an essential role in winning legislative protection for home-based workers.

Definition of Home-Based Workers

Statistical Definition

The following statistical definition of home-based workers was developed by the Independent Group on Home-Based Workers in India, set up in 2007 by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation of the Government of India.

Pakistan's Home-based Workers Build Voice & Visibility

This is one in a series of WIEGO Network impact stories. View all impact stories.

Home-Based worker, Pakistan

 

Home-Based Workers Raise Their Voices

This is one in a series of WIEGO Network impact stories. View all impact stories.

Organizers of HomeNet South Asia Gather for a meeting
photo: HomeNet South Asia

Sewing a Better Future: Sarita, Home-Based Worker, Nepal

saritaFor 11 years, Sarita Adhikary has been working with the Women Skill Development Organization in Nepal. She still vividly remembers her first meeting with the organization’s Executive Director, Mrs Ramkali Khadka—and remembers feeling so nervous she was practically trembling.

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.