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PATAMABA

PATAMABA, home-based workers, PhilippinesPambansang Kalipunan ng mga Manggagawang Impormal sa Pilipinas (PATAMABA), Inc. (formerly Pambansang Tagapag-ugnay ng mga Manggagawa sa Bahay) or the National Network of Informal Workers in the Philippines. Founded in 1991 as a grassroots organization run by women home-based workers.

Workshop: Occupational Health of Informal Women Workers

SEWA (the Self-Employed Women’s Association) hosted a national workshop on “Occupational Health of Women Workers inEmbroidery worker in India uses new technology the Informal Economy” in New Delhi on April 4-5, 2013.

The WIEGO Network's Impact

The WIEGO Network, a global action-research-policy network, consists of membership-based organizations (MBOs) of informal workers, researchers and statisticians, and professionals from development agencies (governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental). We seek to increase the voice, visibility, and validity of the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy.

WIEGO Board of Directors

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Current Board of Directors

 

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WIEGO Board

  See biographies of current and past Board of Directors

The WIEGO Board of Directors, as per the provision of our Articles of Association, is comprised of:

What We Do

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WIEGO seeks to increase the voice, visibility and validity of the working poor, especially women.

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 Team

Programme Team

See biographies of WIEGO Team members.

Marty Chen
International Coordinator

Chris Bonner
Director, Organization & Representation

Joann Vanek
Director, Statistics

Elaine Jones

UNIFEM’s Progress of the World’s Women 2005: Women, Work & Poverty

In September 2004, UNIFEM asked WIEGO to write the 2005 issue of Progress of the World’s Women – UNIFEM’s biennial flagship publication– on the topic of “Women, Work, and Poverty.” Officially launched at the United Nations on September 16, 2005 to coincide with the Millennium Development Summit, the publication focuses on employment, especially informal employment, as a key pathway to reducing poverty and gender inequality.