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WIEGOWomen in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing
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Chen, Martha Alter (2014), "Informal Economy Monitoring Study Sector Report: Home-Based Workers." Cambridge, MA, USA: WIEGO.
Both WIEGO and IUF are committed to human rights and socialjustice on a global scale, and they partnered with each other to advanceinformal sector organizing, WIEGO was formed in 1997 with the explicitgoal of linking three constituencies as a network: worker organizations(cooperatives, unions, and associations), academic researchers, anddevelopment professionals.
'We really have to shift our thinking,' says Chen, who along with other WIEGO activists and researchers has been pushing to redefine informality to include not just enterprises that are not legally regulated, but also employment relationships that are not legally protected.
The discussion is based on findings from an ongoing study conducted by the Inclusive Cities project and coordinated by Women in Informal Employment Globalization and Organisation (WIEGO).
I am referring to the prominent transnational network WIEGO, Women in the Informal Economy Globalizing and Organizing.
She is one of the founders and present Chair of WIEGO (Women in Informal Employment and Organizing) based at Harvard University, USA.
Como ya se menciono, existe la Red Internacional de Trabajadoras Domesticas (IDWN), fruto de una iniciativa para promover una organizacion mundial de las trabajadoras del hogar, que empezo con una conferencia celebrada en Amsterdam en 2006, que fue convocada por la Red de Reestructuracion Internacional y de la Educacion en Europa (IRENE), el Comite para Mujeres de Asia (CAW), FNV Mondiaal y Mujeres en Empleo Informal: Globalizando y Organizando (WIEGO), con el apoyo de la Union Internacional de Trabajadores de la Alimentacion, Agricolas, Hoteles, Restaurantes, Tabaco y Afines (UITA), la Confederacion Sindical Internacional (CSI), la Conlactraho y ACTRAV.