The global pandemic has exposed the terrible legacy of deliberately divisive and destructive policies that have perpetuated inequality, discrimination and oppression and paved the way for the devastation wrought by COVID-19, Amnesty International said in its annual report.

The COVID-19 pandemic is having unequal impacts. Research has highlighted that across race, gender, age, and income groups, the health and economic consequences of this crisis are far from uniform and other preexisting inequalities have been exacerbated.

In recent years, African governments have made significant efforts to develop a range of contributory social protection schemes that cover workers in the informal economy.

Producers trading in informal agricultural markets in low- and middle-income countries make daily choices concerning their livelihood and marketing strategies. Different contexts present varying degrees of market power and knowledge asymmetries across value chains and trading relations.

Rapid urbanization in Africa south of the Sahara continues to highlight the importance of informal retailers as a source of both food and employment for the urban poor.

The global health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted economies and labour markets in all world regions.

This rapid assessment report, a result of a pilot survey, presents a snapshot of the extent of distress in a few districts of Bihar, and is the first in a series of reports which would similarly attempt to look at the conditions, challenges, and coping strategies of workers in different states across India.The study and this report seeks to rapi

Currently (as of 22 April 2020), 81 per cent of employers and 66 per cent of own-account workers live and work in countries affected by recommended or required workplace closures, with severe impacts on incomes and jobs.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Street Vendors, 12/12/2019. As informed by the States/UTs, the number of street vendors identified so far is 11,56,460.

In the third year of E-waste Management Rules, 2016, this report presents the scenario of informal e-waste sector with a larger objective of contributing to the Sustainable Development Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), Goal 3 (Good health and Well-being), Goal 6 (Clean water and Sanitation), Goal 11 (Sustainable Cities and Commun