Neither Seen Nor Heard: South Asia's Millions of Home-based Workers



  • Title of Journal: The Global Urbanist

Home-Based WorkerHome-based workers in South Asia number in the tens of millions and are essential to many industries, yet remain invisible and disregarded in urban planning.


Shalini Sinha, WIEGO's Home-Based Workers Sector Specialist,  argues that housing upgrades and zoning regulations must be reconceived with a focus on home as workplace.


This article is part of a series on urban livelihoods for the Global Urbanist, in collaboration with WIEGO.

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