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Home-Based Workers in India: A Statistical Profile

Between 2011-12 and 2017-18, the number of home-based workers decreased significantly. The drop was greater than the drop in India’s total employment and was largely due to the significant decrease in the employment of women in home-based agricultural work.

Empowering Home-Based Workers in India: Strategies and Solutions

Home-based workers produce goods or services for the market from within or around their own homes. In developed, developing and under-developed economies, home-based workers produce a wide range of goods and services. This study was undertaken in collaboration with the Harvard South Asia Institute (SAI) and the Tata Trusts on ‘Livelihood Creation in India’.


Clean Clothes Podcast Ep #5: Formalise It! Rights for All Workers

In this episode of the Clean Clothes Podcast Janhavi Dave, HomeNet International, Zehra Khan, Home Based Women Workers Federation, Poonsap Tulaphan, HomeNet Thailand & Foundation for Labour and Employment Promotion share how home-based workers – mostly working in the garment sector – have organised over several decades, and their main wins.

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