This week’s photo is of a beautiful statue created by a home-based worker in Thailand. To learn more about home-based workers, their living and working conditions, and the importance of and tips for organizing, visit the home-based workers page on the Inclusive Cities website.
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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 Workers News India. “DVS rolls back VAT on beedi.” (March 29, 2012). Decclan Herald. Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Thursday announced withdrawal of Value Added Tax (VAT) of five per cent which he had proposed to levy on beedi in the budget for 2012-13. India. “Beedi workers oppose VA.” (March 28, 2012)…. Read more »
Home-Based Workers English CAMBODIA. “Study report of Key Issues of HBWs in 2 cities of Cambodia.” Release of a study by HomeNet South Asia and Artisans Associations of Cambodia on HBW in two Cambodian cities. Theobjectives of the study were: to understand the current issues faced by home-based workers in Phnom Penh city and Siem… Read more »
Did you know there are 100 million people working from their homes in countries both rich and poor throughout the world? Did you know many home-based workers experience the lowest wages and highest degrees of poverty? That the majority of home-based workers are women? Today’s feature publication, We are Workers Too: Organizing Home-Based Workers in… Read more »