Tag: informal workers

A SEWA na Reunião Tripartido de Especialistas da OIT

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A OIT (Organização Internacional do Trabalho) é a única agência tripartido da ONU com representantes governamentais, de empregadores e de empregados. Essa estrutura de três partes faz da OIT um fórum ímpar no qual os governos e parceiros sociais da economia de seus 185 Estados-Membro podem, de modo livre e aberto, debater e desenvolver regras… Read more »

Formalização da Economia Informal? – Um Diálogo sobre Políticas

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por Deia de Brito O “Formalização na Economia Informal?” reuniu trabalhadores informais (trabalhadores domésticos, vendedores ambulantes e catadores), especialistas na economia informal e representantes do governo para compartilhar seus pontos de vista e buscar uma compreensão comum. Ele foi organizado pelo Mulheres no Trabalho Informal: Globalizando e Organizando (WIEGO), uma rede de trabalho global de… Read more »

Formalizing the Informal Economy? – A Policy Dialogue

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by Deia de Brito “Formalizing the Informal Economy?” brought together informally employed workers (domestic workers, street vendors and waste pickers), experts on the informal economy, and government representatives to share their perspectives and search for common understanding. It was organized by Women in the Informal Economy: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), a global action-research-policy network that… 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 »