Presentations Corner Building capacity of women waste pickers

Presentations Corner Building capacity of women waste pickers

13 october
10.00 to 10.30
Venue: 
Network Hub

Description

[Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)]

The presentation will highlight women waste pickers’ perceptions on gender inequalities in their lives and to explore how the process towards empowerment begins on a personal level, yet must be tied to their collective action, and how this might foster democratic changes within waste picker and other social and labour movements. It will also explore a pilot experience of building women´s capacity for communication through coaching of cooperatives.

Parallel Sessions

9:00 to 10:30

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9:00 to 10:30

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9:00 to 10:30

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