HNI and Affiliates in the News

Discussion on International Home-based Workers Day

By: Municipality of El Bosque, Chile

Patricia Coñoman, Councilwoman of the Municipality of El Bosque and HNI IWC member talks about the history of home-based workers in Chile, their struggles and achievements.

Extreme Weather Batters Home-based Workers’s Livelihoods

By: Chris Bonner

Adverse climate trends and events all have an impact on the livelihoods of HBWs. While the impact of COVID-19 and the resultant lockdown has resulted in a decrease in income for HBWs, climate change has also been a key contributor to decreased productivity.

The Future of Work: Forging an Inclusive Economy

By: Ford Foundation

The informal economy employs 6 out of every 10 workers in the world—and the economic recovery of these workers is a critical component of a global economic rebound from the Covid-19 crisis.

Home-based workers launch their global network

By: Chris Bonner and Janhavi Dave

On 23 and 24 February 2021, home-based workers from 20 countries launched HomeNet International (HNI) – a global organisation of democratic, membership-based organisations of home-based workers.


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