Other Homeworking and Women Workers’ Organisations
Mujeres Transformando (Transforming Women Association) works in El Salvador to support the organisation of women, and in particular maquila workers. For a number of years they have also been working with homebased embroidery workers.
Women Working Worldwide
Women Working Worldwide is a UK based organisation which works with an international network of women workers’ organisations and women’s projects within trade unions. The focus is on supporting the rights of women working in international production chains which supply the UK and other European countries with consumer goods such as food and clothing.
Working Women’s Forum
Working Women’s Forum (WWF) is a women’s trade union based in Chennai, in the South of India. The WWF works with many homebased workers such as bidi (cigarette) makers, agarbatti (incense) rollers and tailors. The WWF also worked with many women along the coast of Tamilnadu affected by the tsunami disaster in 2005. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Self Employed Women’s Association (India)
SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972. It is an organisation of poor, self-employed women workers. These are women who earn a living through their own labour or small businesses.
Asian Women at Work (Australia)
Asian Women at Work is working to empower Asian women workers, who experience significant injustice and exploitation in Australian society.
Central American Women’s Network
CAWN is a women’s network based in the UK working in solidarity with women in Central America. CAWN works on a range of issues affecting women including labour rights. email@example.com