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Ghana Health Policy Dialogue

Impact: Marginalized Workers Gain Healthcare Access

This is one in a series of WIEGO Network impact stories. View all impact stories.

Videos and Slideshows - WIEGO Members & Partners

These videos and slideshows depict the struggles and triumphs of informal workers and the organizations to which they belong.

Street Vendors  |  Waste Pickers   | Home-Based Workers  |  Domestic Workers


Street Vendors

Fedeval: Women working at the Caqueta market - Video

International Women’s Day 2014

On March 8, WIEGO joins the world in marking International Women’s Day. The day has its roots in workers’ movements for fair and equitable treatment of women. While the struggle is ongoing, progress is being made. This year, we commemorate International Women’s Day by sharing stories of change, led by informal women workers and their organizations.

On WIEGO’s multi-faceted “Securing Economic Rights for Informal Women Workers” project site, you can find:

Waste Wise

Waste is Everyone’s Business!

Recycling is one of the cheapest, fastest ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

SEWA Bharat's Inclusive Solid Waste Management Tool

"Nobody would give us respectable salary; SEWA is only one who has given us an option of a better life."- Basanti Ben, Saundarya Saathi

(This article was prepared by SEWA Bharat)

In Katihar, Bihar, Inclusive Cities partner SEWA (Self Employed Women’s Association) has been implementing a solid waste management strategy that provides women at the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid with better incomes, working conditions and other services. This brief article offers highlights of the programme and its structure.    

Where We Work

WIEGO Worldwide 2012-2013: People, Programmes and Partners

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