HNSA would like to acknowledge, with gratitude, the financial support received from DFID’s “Work and Opportunities for Women” (WoW) Programme towards the making of this toolkit.
Home-based workers produce goods or services for the market from within or around their own homes. In developed, developing and under-developed economies, they produce a wide range of low-and high-end goods and services for domestic and global markets.
The Kathmandu Declaration for the rights of South Asian home-based workers was adapted by representatives of South Asian Governments, UN agencies, NGOs and Trade Unions ;in a Conference organized by UNIFEM and WIEGO in October 2000 and supported by International Development Research Centre.
The Government of India is committed to inclusive growth, where the benefits of development also reach the last person in the remotest village or most inaccessible informal urban habitation of India.
A Bill to formulate the law relating persons who work in the informal or unorganized sector carrying out remunerative work within their homes or in the surrounding, grounds and protection for their rights.
HomeNet South Asia (HNSA) Group comprises of HomeNet South Asia Trust and Associations of Homebased Workers in South Asia. It is a regional network of organisations of homebased workers (HBWs).