Category: Home-based Worker

Home-based, Bidi, and Garment Worker News April 18 2012

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Garment Worker News Bangladesh. Arifa — the life of a sweatshop worker.  April 13, 2012. Bangladesh. Outcry Over Killing of a Bangladeshi Labour Leader. April, 13 2012. Haroon Habib. The Hindu. The alleged murder of a labour leader has invited international condemnation with a leading human rights body demanding that the Bangladesh government bring the… Read more »

Home-Based and Garment Workers News, April 10 2012

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Home-Based Worker News Pakistan.  Women empowerment package remains dormant. (April 9, 2012).  Pakistan Press Foundation. Not a single step has been taken to implement the Punjab Women Empowerment Package announced with much fanfare by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif about a month back. Australia.  The Fair Work Act Changes & What These Mean. (April 4, 2012).  Ethical… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News, March 20 2012

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To Learn More About Home-based Workers, download this study, Research on Social Protection for Home-Based Women Workers in South Asia, from our partners at Homenet South Asia, which is excerpted below before the news:  Credit: C. Wills. “While one view is that home based work provides women with much needed income earning opportunities that they… Read more »