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Date: 27 April, 2023 Time: 10.00 Eastern Time Duration: 90 minutes Language: English only Register to attend! 28th April 2023 marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work, with this year’s theme centring on the recent adoption of health and safety as a fundamental principle and right at work, and...
This World Day for Safety and Health at Work, WIEGO stands in solidarity with workers in informal employment across the globe who shoulder the burdens of health and livelihood risks. We give our unwavering support to those who struggle onwards to ensure accountability and to secure their right to...
Imaginar uma seguridade social para as trabalhadoras domésticas - Análise da situação relativa à seguridade social para as trabalhadoras domésticas em 15 países da América Latina
This report analyzes 15 Latin American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay and Peru.
Este trabalho considera 15 países da América Latina: Argentina, Bolívia, Brasil, Chile, Colômbia, Costa Rica, República Dominicana, Equador, El Salvador, Guatemala, México, Nicarágua, Panamá, Paraguai e Peru.
Imagining Social Security for Domestic Workers: Analysis of the Status of Social Security Coverage for Domestic Workers in 15 Latin American Countries
This report seeks to provide a comprehensive regional overview of domestic workers' situation regarding social security that reflects recent changes and the impact of such changes, as well as the opinions of organized domestic workers. Research has been done in 15 Latin American countries –...
Universal Health Coverage and workers in the informal economy: reshaping health systems for the global majority
Date: Thursday, 15 December, 2022 Time: 13:00 – 14:30 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) Language: English, French, Spanish, Gujarati & Thai Register to attend! Workers in the informal economy make up the global majority of workers across the world, yet generally experience hugely inadequate and...
The 2021-2022 Annual Report highlights the main achievements of WIEGO’s work and describes how WIEGO programmes support workers in informal employment. As WIEGO celebrates its 25th anniversary, it shows some global-level highlights along the way to a quarter-century and reflects on the road ahead.
Social Protection for Informal Workers: Trends and Changes - A Regional Approach to Universal Social Protection: the Case of the African Union Protocol
The AU Protocol is the culmination of a long process of struggle to extend universal social protection rights on the African continent. It recognizes social protection as an integral part of the development agenda. Civil society organizations, in particular the Africa Platform for Social Protection...
Heeding the United Nations call to share transformative approaches to local action on World Cities Day, Focal Cities Coordinator Jenna Harvey talked to Shalini Sinha and Avi Majithia of WIEGO’s Focal Cities Delhi team about their work to advance a more just and inclusive “people’s plan” in Delhi’s...
Videos / Slideshows / Audio
Millions of women work long hours, in dangerous conditions, for little pay. They are fighting for change, with the help of ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. Watch this video to learn how.
Workers Education/Organizing Materials
This manual helps street vendors learn more about the regulations that govern public space and how to defend the right to work in public space. It describes successful actions taken by street vendor organizations. And it offers information to help you organize and negotiate with local government.
WIEGO Working Papers
Mike Rogan reviews how informal workers are taxed, why there is growing interest in taxing them, and whether they should be included in the tax net.