Home-Based Workers are facing a new kind of isolation and challenges under COVID-19. Those who produce goods and services for local markets or as subcontracted workers for national and global supply chains have not had orders or sales for weeks, even months.

An estimated 60 million workers worldwide, based both at home and in factories, make garments for local and international apparel companies. They are bearing the brunt of imposed lockdowns to stem the spread of COVID-19.