Panel on Women’s Economic and Social Rights in India

New Delhi, India

Home-Based Workers Assembly, India

The Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI) organized the panel "Women’s Economic and Social Rights in India: Exploring New Collaborations and Engagements", which took place in New Delhi, India, on December 22nd, 2016.

WIEGO’s international coordinator Marty Chen was one of the panelists, together with professor Jacqueline Bhabha, also from Harvard University. They discussed topics such as social innovation, gender justice and strategies for home-based workers empowerment.

The panel was the final event of the collaborative project with the Tata Trusts on ‘Educational, Social and Economic Empowerment of Women in India’.


More information


See WIEGO's page on home-based workers

View Marty Chen's keynote presentation (ppt) on home-based workers (2015)

Read the Informal Economy Monitoring Study Sector Report: Home-Based Workers

Visit WIEGO's blogs on Home-Based Workers

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