Tag: home workers’ rights

Update: The Informal Economy Monitoring Study

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by Imraan Valodia WIEGO and its Inclusive Cities partners are engaged in a multi-year longitudinal, 10-city Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS). The IEMS combines qualitative and quantitative research methods to provide an in-depth understanding of how three groups of urban informal workers – home-based workers, street vendors, and waste pickers – are affected by and… Read more »

Atualização: o Estudo de Monitoramento da Economia Informal

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by Imraan Valodia A WIEGO e seus parceiros do Cidades Inclusivas estão envolvidas em um Estudo de Monitoramento da Economia Informal (IEMS, em inglês) que é longitudinal, plurianual e cobre dez municípios. O IEMS combina métodos de pesquisa qualitativos e quantitativos para fornecer uma compreensão aprofundada de como três grupos de trabalhadores informais urbanos –… Read more »

Home-Based Worker News 24 November 2013

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(English) SRI LANKA. “Developmental and populist budget, but concerns remain.” The Sunday Times (24 November 2013). The 2014 Budget contained an extensive list of proposals to develop agriculture, dairying, the rural economy and infrastructure, small and medium industry, women’s enterprises and projects to benefit a wide range of community interests. PAKISTAN. “Creating change.” Hometown Life… Read more »

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 »