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Abstract: For a long time, urban sociology discussed the process of “development” with little or no concern to gender. However, the experience and the practice of women and men within and towards the urban realm are not interchangeable. Gender matters for both with consequences to the constitution...
This paper presents tabulations on informal employment in urban areas of 10 developing countries: Abidjan, Antananarivo, Bamako, Cotonou, Dakar, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Lima, Lomé, Niamey and Ouagadougou. It presents data on specific categories of urban informal workers – street vendors and waste...
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.