Workers take fight for social protection to ILC

By:
Global Alliance of Waste Pickers, HomeNet International, International Domestic Workers Federation, StreetNet International, WIEGO and the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
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The global networks of workers in the informal economy including the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers, HomeNet International, International Domestic Workers Federation and StreetNet International participated in the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference, along with WIEGO and the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA). The main aim for this group was to guarantee the social protection needs of workers in the informal economy were reflected in the adopted conclusions of the discussion. The global networks of workers in the informal economy outlined three key demands for the discussion: 1) Direct representation of informal economy worker organizations, 2) universal social protection and 3) Collective and solidarity financing of social protection systems. This document summarizes how these demands were reflected in the ILC discussion, and in the adopted conclusions.

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