Category: Home-based Worker

Home-Based Worker News 22 June 2014

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(English) PAKISTAN. Punjab commission on status of women starts work. The International News (21 June 2014) by Meeran Karim. Talking to The News, PCSW Chairperson Viqar said the Commission will act as a much needed watchdog to examine government’s work in the arena of women rights and provide feedback on this basis. BULGARIA. Bulgaria Is “The Sewing… Read more »

Una declaración de las ciudades de Asia sobre las trabajadoras y los trabajadores a domicilio

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Las trabajadoras y los trabajadores a domicilio deberían obtener servicios municipales no solamente por su importante contribución a la economía, sino también porque es su derecho humano.   HomeNet del sur de Asia organizó en colaboración con HomeNet Tailandia una Conferencia regional de autoridades municipales sobre trabajadoras y trabajadores a domicilio de dos días y… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News 25 May 2014

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(English) PAKISTAN. IHT receives Japanese grant to help rebuild livelihoods of artisans. The Daily Times (24 May 2014). The World Bank (WB), as administrator of grants provided by the Japanese government under the Japan Social Development Fund, has signed a grant agreement of $2.8 million with the Indus Heritage Trust (IHT), a local non-government organisation (NGO), to… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News 11 May 2014

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(English) MALAYSIA. 52 out of 100 women in Malaysia are wage earners. The Star Online (9 May 2014). “We would like to see more educated and professional women bloom as self-employed individuals, business owners, exporters and players in the global market place,” Rohani said when opening the World Islamic Economic Foundation (WIEF) Women Entrepreneurial Retreat… Read more »