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HomeNet Pakistan Commemorates Home-Based Workers Day

During a strategic visioning workshop of HomeNet South Asia in 2010, participants celebrated 10 years since the passing of the Kathmandu Declaration on October 20, 2000. There and then, October 20th had been declared “Home-based Workers Day” for South Asia. HomeNet Pakistan (HNP) has been observing the day ever since, determined to form laws and legislation to strengthen the informal sector in general, and for home-based workers in particular.

Organization & Representation Programme Advisory Committee

Renana Jhabvala
Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
Chairperson

Chris Bonner
WIEGO Organization & Representation Programme Director

Kofi Asamoah
Ghana Trades Union Congress

Barbro Budin
International Union of Food and Allied Workers (IUF)

Martha Chen
WIEGO International Coordinator

Jose del Valle
CROC, Mexico

Rhonda Douglas
WIEGO Global Projects Advisor

Lucia Fernandez
WIEGO Waste Pickers Global Coordinator

Dan Gallin
Global Labour Institute

Global Projects

WIEGO has undertaken two global projects that combine the specific expertise of its core programmes with the broad reach and knowledge of many partners. Both the global projects – Inclusive Cities and Women’s Economic Empowerment – involve close collaboration with our members and partners around the globe. Under the leadership of Global Projects Advisor Rhonda Douglas, WIEGO is playing a coordination and technical support role in both projects.

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.

Workers' Lives

The Workers' Lives Series is part of our new Publication Series

Workers' Lives use descriptive profiles of individual workers to explore informal employment. The series illuminates, in different contexts, the living and working environments of informal workers and how they experience first-hand the impact of policies and organizing initiatives.

WIEGO Turns 15: Born in Bellagio, 1997

Ten founders of WIEGO in BellagioIn mid-April 1997, 10 specialists on the informal economy – a mix of practitioners, scholars, statisticians, and policymakers – met to plan a collaborative project in support of women workers and entrepreneurs in the informal economy.

WIEGO enews - February 2013

Covering the period July–December 2012

WIEGO e-News January-June 2012

 

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