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WIEGO Working Paper Series

The WIEGO Working Paper Series is part of our  Publication Series. Our working papers feature research that makes either an empirical or theoretical contribution to existing knowledge about the informal economy. Particular attention is paid to policy-relevant research. This series includes statistical profiles of informal employment and critical analysis of data collection and classification methods. Methodological issues and innovations, as well as suggestions for future research, are considered.

Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS)

IEMS The 10-city Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) evaluates the realities that informal workers face.

Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) Publications

These findings are based on research conducted in 2012 as part of the Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS), a project under Inclusive Cities and led by WIEGO.

Conducted in 10 cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the study examines how informal livelihoods are changing, how informal workers respond, and what institutions help or hinder their lives.

WIEGO enews - June 2011

Covering the period July 2010–June 2011

WIEGO e-news July 2010-June 2011Full-color pdf version

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Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing & Organizing (WIEGO)

WIEGO is a global network focused on securing livelihoods for the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. We believe all workers should have equal economic opportunities and rights.

WIEGO enews

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October 2014

Covering the period May - August 2014

International Domestic Workers Federation is Born!

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Statistics: Past Activities

Statistics

WIEGO has had and continues to play an important role in the development of statistics on all aspects of the informal economy.

Informal Hawkers and Vendors Association of Ghana (IHVAG)

The Informal Hawkers and Vendors Association of Ghana (IHVAG) was formed in 2003, and registered in 2005. It was formerly called StreetNet Ghana. Currently, there are over 6,000 members, who work in street and market trading; approximately two-thirds of the members are women. The organization has six branches in two cities, and is governed by an executive committee of five women and two men. 

Sindicato de Trabajadores Vendedores de la Locomocion Colectiva (SINTRALOC)

The National Union of Independent Itinerant Transport and Allied Workers (Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores Independientes Ambulantes del Transporte y Anexos, SINTRALOC) was founded on November 23, 1987.  Throughout its 24 years of existence, SINTRALOC has fought tirelessly for the recognition and dignity of street vendors.  In recent years, thanks to the perseverance of the union’s struggle, we have managed to get a bill passed to legally develop our work nationwide.