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Home-based workers in Pakistan’s Sindh province achieved a historic victory with legislation that gives approximately 5 million home-based workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively, social protection, and access dispute resolution mechanisms.
The Journey from “Factories in Homes” to Legal Recognition and Rights for Home-Based Workers in Pakistan
This brief discusses the struggle of home-based workers in Pakistan to realize the rights enshrined in the Sindh Home-Based Workers Act of 2018 – the first piece of legislation in South Asia solely for home-based workers. Key Points: Home-based workers in Pakistan organized for nearly two decades...
As the world reels from the devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, where supply chains and workers’ livelihoods were brought to a grinding halt, we are writing to you as worker organizations and trade unions from South and South-East Asia garment production countries. This letter represents...
Garment workers from production countries call for new EU supply chain directive to stop exploitative working conditions
Contact: Nicole Pryor - email@example.com, Graciela Mora - firstname.lastname@example.org, Kendra Hughes - email@example.com Garment workers from production countries call for new EU supply chain directive to stop exploitative working conditions Worker organizations and trade unions seek a new...
Home workers are playing an important role in the domestic economy, social development is impossible without recognizing their rights. On October 20, the main opportunity for the South Asian home-based workers day.
Shirakat is a non-governmental organization working on human rights and women’s rights in Pakistan.
From the Executive Summary: "The aim of the research was to map and trace supply chains in Pakistan’s informal economy; to identify links between the informal economy and global supply chains in the textile and garment industries; and to assess the wage levels of home-based workers contributing to...
Advocacy MaterialThousands of homeworkers contributed, directly or indirectly, to the demands contained in this Platform.The Platform draws on information gathered from home-based workers over many years, including the Delhi Declaration, adopted by over 100 delegates from 24 countries at the Global...
Trabajo decente para las trabajadoras y trabajadores a domicilio subcontratados en las cadenas mundiales de suministro Plataforma de demandas
Miles de trabajadores a domicilio subcontratados han contribuido, directa o indirectamente, a elaborar las demandas de esta Plataforma. Esta se basa en información recogida, a lo largo de muchos años, de los trabajadores a domicilio, incluyendo la Declaración de Delhi, adoptada por más de 100...
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.