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Home-Based Worker News June 2 2013

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(ENGLISH) PAKISTAN. “Double the return: Empowering women and supporting dying crafts.” Tribute (May 26, 2013). Hand-embroidered accessories and traditional clothes made by women hailing from Pakistan and other South Asian regions are on display at the “Support the Crafts” exhibition at the Nomad Art Gallery. PAKISTAN. “Garment factories violating labour laws.” Nation (May 26, 2013)…. Read more »

Home-Based Worker News May 19 2013

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(ENGLISH) CAMBODIA. “Cambodia factory collapse: How did inspectors miss it?” Global Post  (May 18, 2013) by Dene-Hern Chen. It’s partly Bangladesh’s questionable standards that draw global buyers to Cambodia, where a United Nations-backed program monitors plants for safety. GLOBAL. “UN human rights chief welcomes signing of Bangladesh work safety accord by major companies.” UN News… Read more »

Developments in Design

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By WIEGO The design of equipment and tools that allows informal workers to work in safer, healthier and more efficient ways has long been of interest to several of the Learning Meeting participants. In OHS Newsletter Issue 2, we talked to SEWA about the development of their prototypes. KKPKP and AeT have also been involved… Read more »

Occupational Health of Women Workers in the Informal Economy

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Workshop Held in Delhi “There is a grave need of the hour to understand the occupational health issues for women in the informal economy. It has also been noticed that whenever there have been partnerships between women and organisations, it has yielded new solutions, knowledge and hope. Many more such collaborations are required in tandem… Read more »