Sub-Saharan Africa

Strategies for Successful Collective Negotiations

Chris Bonner, January 16, 2017
Informal worker organizations need solidarity, clarity and accountability to record bargaining wins

 

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Topics: Organizing

Technology at the bottom of the economic pyramid: What’s inhibiting uptake by informal workers?

January 5, 2017

By Kendra Hughes

In recent years, there has been an increasing emphasis on the potential for technology to...

Topics: Livelihoods

A Union for All: Dar es Salaam’s Mchikichini market vendors join hands with formal workers in model solidarity

November 4, 2016

By Carlin Carr

WIEGO’s newly appointed Organizing and Representation Director Jane Barrett recently returned...

Topics: Organizing

Five Case Studies that Illustrate Steps Toward an Inclusive City

October 28, 2016

By Carlin Carr

Creating “inclusive cities” is a hot topic right now. Habitat III has just wound up in Quito,...

Topics: Cities

"La expresión ‘protección social’ en realidad no existía hace 20 años."

Gisèle Yasmeen, September 21, 2016
Gisèle Yasmeen, la nueva Directora de Protección social de WIEGO habla sobre el aumento de la visibilidad de las y los...

“The expression ‘social protection’ didn’t really exist 20 years ago.”

September 9, 2016
WIEGO’s new social protection director, Gisèle Yasmeen, on the increasing visibility of informal workers

We had an...

Domestic workers in Johannesburg: Hidden, vulnerable and essential

September 8, 2016

By Leslie Vryenhoek

Domestic workers represent a vast, hidden and essential workforce whose efforts inside...

Child care for women informal workers proves essential to earning power

August 31, 2016

By Rachel Moussie

Women’s economic empowerment is a central feature of development debates today. A key focus...

Achieving decent employment for all requires improving workers’ homes and livelihoods

August 29, 2016

By Mike Rogan & Victoria Okoye

WIEGO and Slum Dwellers International (SDI) are co-chairs of the...

Topics: Livelihoods

"Be Safe With Us": How Durban Market Traders Collaborated with Officials to Improve Workplace Safety

July 13, 2016

By Carlin Carr

Durban’s busy downtown market, Warwick...

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