Advocacy

Coalition for the Urban Poor (CUP)
Membership:
10000
Head Office:
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Coalition for the Urban Poor (CUP) is a networking, advocacy organisation of 64 national and international NGOs that work for the urban poor. The mandate of CUP is to establish the rights of the urban poor.

Contact:
+8801819213450
Labour at Informal Economy (LIE)
Membership:
650
Head Office:
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Labour at Informal Economy (LIE) is a membership-based organisation that reaches out to home-based workers, street vendors, waste pickers, and agricultural workers in Bangladesh. LIE promotes and protects the fundamental rights of informal sector workers at the national level, specifically with

Contact:
+880 2903 294
Rural and Urban Poor’s Partner for Social Advancement (RUPSA)
Membership:
123
Head Office:
Khulna, Bangladesh

RUPSA is a rights and advocacy-based NGO that works towards empowering and establishing the rights of the rural and urban poor. It works with the disadvantaged and marginalised especially vulnerable women, children, the disabled and religious-ethnic minorities. And it builds their capacities to

Contact:
+ 88 04811666
Trinamul Nari Uddakta Society (GRASSROOTS)
Membership:
14300
Head Office:
Sylhet, Bangladesh

Trinamul Nari Uddakta Society is a grassroots organisation that was established in 1998. The organisation is dedicated to the empowerment of home-based workers and is spread across 53 districts in Bangladesh. The Society aims to organise workers, educates them on labour rights, hones their

Contact:
+ 880 1762071809
Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS Nepal)
Membership:
238
Head Office:
Kathmandu Nepal

The Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS Nepal) is a non-profit making and non-governmental organisation working for social transformation by promoting social justice and community awareness on human rights. Its members are MBOs, CBOs, and their leaders. It works for labour rights through

Contact:
+977 01 4101616, +977 01 4221366
Home Based Workers Concern Society Nepal (HBWCSN)
Membership:
3600
Head Office:
Kalopul, Kathmandu, Nepal

Formally established in 2002, Home Based Workers Concern Society Nepal (HBWCSN) is made up of 90, self-help groups, nine, autonomous co-operatives and two NGOs. While the co-operatives and NGOs largely function on their own, they are linked to HBWCSN and rely on it for support in backstopping,

Contact:
+977 01 4414642 (o), +977 9841312757
Aurat Publication And Information Service Foundation
Membership:
5000
Head Office:
Islamabad, Pakistan

Established in 1986, as a national, non-profit, non-governmental organisation, Aurat Publication and Information Service Foundation is committed to creating widespread awareness and a just, democratic and caring society in Pakistan, where women and men are recognised as equals, with the right to

Contact:
+92 3008380300
Home Based Women Workers Federation (HBWWF)
Membership:
3000
Head Office:
Karachi, Pakistan

HBWWF's main objective is to bring recognition to home-based work as labour in Pakistan's law and incorporate home-based workers in social security schemes that exist in Pakistan. Wage issues are also discussed with officials and HBWWF works for the Ratification of C177.

Contact:
+92 3003770755
HomeNet Pakistan
Membership:
60,000
Head Office:
Lahore, Pakistan

HomeNet Pakistan is a network of organisations formed to raise awareness about the working conditions of home-based, women workers. HomeNet Pakistan envisions a society in which home-based workers are ensured visibility, recognition, legal and social protection, and a decent standard of living

Contact:
+92 3004267763
Idara Baraye Taleem-o-Taraqi (IBT)
Membership:
500
Head Office:
Swat, Pakistan

Idara Baraye Taleem-o-Taraqi (IBT) is a local, non-profit organisation established in 2007 by the Torwali community youth for the integrated and sustainable development of the ethno-linguistic minorities of Northern Pakistan.

Contact:
+92 311 5000 233
Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research (PILER)
Membership:
5000
Head Office:
Karachi Sindh, Pakistan

PILER is a non-government organisation dedicated to promoting a democratic and effective labour movement for the overall advancement of a socially just and equitable society where the fundamental rights of people are respected and guaranteed.

Contact:
+92 3002119637373
Sarsabz Foundation
Membership:
500
Head Office:
Faisalabad, Pakistan

Sarsabz Foundation is a non-governmental organisation that is committed to the cause of human rights and social sector development thus promoting professional capabilities, essential resources, favourable opportunities, advocacy for causes, and rights of defenceless communities. It enables

Contact:
+92 342 3666660
Sukhi Development Foundation
Membership:
6000
Head Office:
Mirpur AJK, Pakistan

Sukhi works in partnership with the poorest people of the country, directly enabling them to improve their lives, as well as using knowledge and experience to influence decisions made at a local and national level that can significantly reduce extreme poverty. It also works in partnership with

Contact:
+00 92 3008815373
Women Workers Helpline (WWHL)
Membership:
2500
Head Office:
Lahore, Pakistan

Women Workers Helpline (WWHL) is an independent, non-profit organisation that works towards a socially just, economically equitable, politically aware and gender sensitive society. In order to promote and strengthen democracy and a gender-sensitised culture in Pakistan, WWHL creates awareness

Contact:
+ 92 3219402317
Rural Enterprise Network (REN)
Membership:
Not Known
Head Office:
Colombo, Sri Lanka

REN was established in August 2004 as an outcome of the Micro-Enterprise Project of Practical Action. It has been formed as a pilot project to develop the micro- and small-scale rural enterprises operating in isolation, through the provision of coordinated business development services. 

Contact:
+94 71193056