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Law & Informality Insights - September 2022

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This edition describes the steps taken to engage in a regional strategy for the recognition of homeworkers as legitimate supply chain workers entitled to labour rights, benefits and protections. Since this is an ongoing process, we offer this as a reflection and invite engagement. 

Law & Informality Highlights - May 2022

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In this edition: Justice in the City for Workers; Informal Workers in Global Supply Chains; COVID-19 Laws and Informal Workers; Empowering Domestic Workers: Community Paralegals

Law & Informality Insights - March 2022

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Applying insights from critical legal studies, this issue of Law and Informality Insights explores how informal workers use the law to resolve their disputes with local authorities. Through the author’s personal reflection, the brief explores how we as lawyers can engage in social movement lawyering to advance and realize the rights of informal workers on their own terms.

Law & Informality Highlights - November 2021

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This edition of our newsletter includes highlights from the Law Programme's work over the last six months.

Law & Informality Insights - August 2021

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This edition of Law and Informality Insights analyzes the implications for informal workers of the recent African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights’ advisory opinion, which was delivered in response to a continental challenge against vagrancy laws.

Law & Informality Highlights - May 2021

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This edition of our newsletter includes highlights from the Law Programme's work over the last six months.

Law and Informality Insights - March 2021

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This edition of Law and Informality Insights analyzes a recent Indian High Court ruling that relies on Right to the City debates and explores whether this jurisprudence could be used to advocate for informal workers’ rights.

Law & Informality Highlights - November 2020

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This edition of Law and Informality Insights includes highlights from our work over the last six months.

Law & Informality Insights - August 2020

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This edition of Law and Informality Insights analyses the COVID-19 laws with an informal worker lens, with a particular focus on domestic workers and street vendors.

Law & Informality Insights - October 2019

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This issue showcases recent publications and resources that focus on informal workers gaining recognition and rights as workers.


Past Issues of Law Newsletters

 

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Issue #5 - March 2019

 

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Issue #4 - October 2018

 

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Issue #3 - March 2018

 

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Issue #2 - August 2017

 

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Issue #1 - March 2017

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