The website describes the organization as "Kav LaOved – Worker's Hotline is a non-profit organization which aims to protect the rights of the most disadvantaged workers in Israel, addressing violations through individual assistance, advocacy, outreach and more."
Until fairly recently, labor markets in the MENA region were characterized by a large public sector, a small, weak private sector, and, depending on the country, a sizable agricultural sector and a sizable informal sector outside agriculture (Assaad 2014). But in the run-up to the Arab Spring, which...
This paper was produced as a contribution to the 2016 Arab Watch Report on Economic and Social Rights, which focused on informal labor in the Arab region. This paper gives a background to informal labor in Arab countries.
International Domestic Worker Federation (IDWF) affiliates from across Africa gathered in May at this workshop, aimed at strengthening worker leaders' skills in negotiating with employers and with government. This was a follow up to the Making it Real workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya in June 2018.
WIEGO and the IDWF partnered to write this toolkit to support IDWF affiliates in their efforts to make C189 real for domestic workers. Also available in Français and Português (Swahili forthcoming). Access the accompanying pamphlet for domestic workers . Also in Français and Português .
A WIEGO e a IDWF entraram em uma parceria para escrever este kit de ferramentas para apoiar as afiliadas da IDWF em seus esforços para tornar a C189 uma realidade para trabalhadores(as) domésticos(as).
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.
This brief provides waste picker organizations, policymakers and practitioners with information about waste-to-energy initiatives, and solid waste management models that are true to an inclusive, circular economy while being suited for local contexts and offering livelihood protection.
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.