Habitat III

WIEGO delegation from Peru, Ghana & Kenya to attend prep meeting for Habitat conference.

A Global Conference on Home-Based Workers

Historic Declaration Approved for Home-Based Workers.

WIEGO's latest Annual Report

Our 2013-2014 Annual Report is available in English, French and Spanish.

Informal Economy Monitoring Study

Find out about the contributions street vendors make and the challenges they face. Read the Sector Report on Street Vendors 

Workers Unite!

See our collective bargaining resources for informal workers.


WIEGO is a global network focused on securing livelihoods for the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy.

Informal workers need voice, visibility and validity. WIEGO creates change by building capacity among informal worker organizations, expanding the knowledge base, and influencing local, national and international policies.

Meet WIEGO's Team

About The Informal Economy

The informal economy includes workers who do not have employment-based social protection and enterprises which are not incorporated or registered.
Visit WIEGO’s Knowledge Base on the Informal Economy