Category: Home-based Worker

Home-Based Worker News 29 September 2013

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(English) PAKISTAN. MPAs rise above political affiliations to support women friendly laws. Business Recorder (23 September 2013) by Parvez Jabr. Women members of Sindh Assembly have agreed to rise above their respectively political affiliations in support of Child Marriage Eradication Bill and proposed policy for Home Based Workers. VIETNAM. Vietnam: ‘Shop till you drop, and… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News 8 September 2013

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(English) INDIA. Where prices rise and the value of women declines. Zee News (7 September 2013) via DNA Swarna Rajagopalan. A SEWA study in 2009 found as a result of food inflation, the number of meals a household consumed had come down. Moreover, the consumption of nutritious ingredients like dal and dairy products had come… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News 25 August 2013

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(English) MALAWI. How second-hand clothes kill business for Malawi’s tailors. BBC News Africa (23 August 2013) by Ann Soy. About 10 tailors with old, noisy sewing machines stitch fabrics under the canopy of the shops in the old town of Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe, occasionally look up to reveal forlorn faces. INDIA. Basic Income Pilot Project… Read more »

Home-based Worker News 11 August 2013

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(English) INDIA. Hry spells out criteria for people under Food Security Scheme. Hindustan Times (11 August 2013). Similarly, occupationally vulnerable households except government employees such as, rag-pickers, domestic workers, street vendors, hawkers, home-based workers, artisans, handicrafts workers, tailors and those having no income from any source would also be automatically covered. PHILIPPINES. Pampanga town mayor… Read more »

Visita de Monitoramento de Programa: resultados Promissores para Trabalhadores Domiciliares no Paquistão

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Por Renu Golani, HomeNet South Asia Sob o Programa Cidades Inclusivas, a HomeNet South Asia vem implantando o “Programa de Meio de Sustento” em colaboração com a Federação de Trabalhadoras Domiciliares (HBWWF, em inglês) em Karachi (Sind), no Paquistão. Os trabalhadores domiciliares (HBWs, em inglês) de Sind estão envolvidos, principalmente, com bordado (incluindo trabalho zardosi),… Read more »