Workers' Lives

Workers' Lives profiles individual workers to explore the informal employment issues. part of the WIEGO Publication Series, these papers illuminate, in different contexts, the living and working environments of informal workers and how they experience first-hand the impact of policies and organizing initiatives.

God is My Alarm Clock

de Brito, Deia
God Is My Alarm Clock: A Brazilian Waste Picker's Story
WIEGO Workers' Lives No. 1

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Deus é meu Despertador
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Headstrong: Profile of a Headloader in India

Vryenhoek, Leslie
Headstrong: Profile of a Headloader in Ahmedabad
WIEGO Workers' Lives No. 2

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Profile of a Domestic Worker in Mozambique

Castel-Branco, Ruth
Organizing the Patience Industry: Profile of a Domestic Worker in Maputo, Mozambique
WIEGO Workers' Lives No. 3

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Português
Organizando a Indústria da Paciência: Perfil de uma Trabalhadora Doméstica em Maputo, Moçambique

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 Profile of a Home-Based Garment Worker Vryenhoek, Leslie

Small World, Big Goals: A Home-Based Garment Worker in Delhi
WIEGO Workers' Lives No. 4

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 The Life of a Refugee Street Barber in Durban, South Africa

Carré, Françoise
Location, Location, Location: The Life of a Refugee Street Barber in Durban, South Africa
WIEGO Workers' Lives No. 5

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 Gaining Ground The Cooperative Life of a Smallholder in Uganda

Vryenhoek, Leslie
Gaining Ground: The Cooperative Life of a Smallholder in Uganda
WIEGO Workers' Lives No. 6

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Shakti Kendra cover image Devenish, Annie and Laura Alfers
Bridges to Better Lives: SEWA's Community Health Workers
WIEGO Workers' Lives No. 7
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