News of Informal Workers: WIEGO's Global Monitoring System
WIEGO captures and posts news about informal workers and the informal economy gathered from countries throughout the world. You can read by sector, and sign up below to receive news regularly.
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Zimbabwe Despite Crackdown, Zimbabwe’s Women Street Vendors Sell to Survive News Deeply . (17 February 2017)
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s Typhoid Outbreak Worsened by Water Scarcity and Poor Sewage Infrastructure Earth Island Journal . (16 February 2017)
Qatar Qatar approves draft law for domestic workers Arab News . (9 February 2017)
United Arab Emirates Hamdan bin Mohammed meets members of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment Media Office . (6 February 2017)
United States of America To Protect Undocumented Immigrants, Los Angeles Will No Longer Arrest Street Vendors Remezcla . (1 February 2017)
Zimbabwe Harare’s informal workers refuse to be scapegoated for recent typhoid outbreak Equal Times . (31 January 2017)
India Left without Cover Indian Express . (15 January 2017)
India Is India ready for a universal basic income scheme? Daily O . (12 January 2017)
China China: the secret lives of urban waste pickers The Guardian . (10 January 2017)
India Fairer treatment of informal workers key to equality: Martha Chen, lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School Economic Times . (10 January 2017)