In recent years, home-based work has grown in Pakistan. This growth is due to an increase in the number of women doing home-based work, while the number of men in home-based work has declined.

There are several million home-based workers in Bangladesh, who represent 5 percent of non-agricultural employment and 12 percent of agricultural employment.

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.

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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’.

*Consultoría encargada por la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (OIT) y la organización sindical Confederación de Trabajadores Textiles (CONTEXTIL), llevada a cabo por Fundación SOL.