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WIEGO Publication Series

This series features selected publications by WIEGO researchers, members/partners produced since 2008. It aims is to contribute to existing knowledge on the informal economy. Working Papers and Briefs, listed below, provide user-friendly documentation for those involved in advocacy, policy and research on the informal economy. The WIEGO Publication Series is coordinated by the WIEGO Research Team. 

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

  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:

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.

Cornell University-SEWA-WIEGO Conference on Membership-Based Organizations of the Poor

This conference, held in Ahmedabad, India in January 2005, was predicated on the hypothesis that membership-based organizations of the poor (MBOPs) – organizations whose governance structures respond to the needs and aspirations of the poor because they are accountable to their members – are central to achieving equitable growth and poverty reduction.