Category: Home-based Worker

Visita de Monitoreo de Programa: Resultados Esperanzadores para las Trabajadoras a Domicilio en Pakistán

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Por Renu Golani, HomeNet Sur de Asia  Bajo el Programa de Ciudades Inclusivas, HomeNet Sur de Asia ha venido implementando el “Programa de Subsistencia” en colaboración con la Federación de Trabajadoras a Domicilio (HBWWF por su sigla en inglés) en Karachi (Provincia de Sindh), Pakistán.  Las trabajadoras a domicilio en Sindh se dedican principalmente a… Read more »

Programme Monitoring Visit: Hopeful Results for Home-Based Workers in Pakistan

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By Renu Golani, HomeNet South Asia Under the Inclusive Cities Programme, HomeNet South Asia has been implementing the “Livelihood Programme” in collaboration with the Home-based Women Workers’ Federation (HBWWF) in Karachi (Sindh), Pakistan. Home-based workers (HBWs) in Sindh are mainly engaged in embroidery work (including zardosi work), stitching, jewelry crafting, bangle making (the jourai (joining)… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News 28 July 2013

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(English) PAKISTAN. “Mission possible: Push to brighten worker’s day.” The Express Tribune News  (27 July  2013) by Rabia Razzaque. Efforts must continue to promote the registration of workers in trade unions and improve the functioning of the Workers Welfare Fund with the issuance of labour cards. Home-based workers, domestic workers, farm workers and peasants should… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News 14 July 2013

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(English) INDIA. “Invisible Women Home-based Workers Slum It Out In Big Cities.” Kashmir Times (14 July 2013) by Shalini Sinha. Farida sits in a dimly lit corner of her small two-room house in a slum in East Delhi doing embroidery work for one of the largest retailers in the world. She gets a fraction of… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News June 30 2013

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(English) INDIA. “My home, my industry.” The Hindu Business Line (27 June 2013) by Shalini Sinha. The country has countless home-based women workers in activities ranging from carpet weaving, food processing and garment stitching to assembling micro-electronics and automobile parts. In fact, 25 per cent of female urban workers and 12 per cent of all… Read more »