Extended Deadline – FES Zambia Scoping Paper Consultant for its Continental Project on Social Protection

The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Zambia with ITUC/ALRN; WIEGO & APSP – have extended the deadline for submission of technical proposals and accompanying documents for the scoping paper consultancy on the status of Rights Based Social Protection in Sub – Saharan Africa. Deadliine for submission of documents is 21st June, … ———- Please continue reading

FES Zambia is looking for a Scoping Paper Consultant for its Continental Project on Social Protection

The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung(FES) Zambia, in close collaboration with its social protection partners across Africa – ITUC/ALRN; WIEGO & APSP – is looking for a consultant to conduct a scoping exercise on the status of Rights Based Social Protection in Sub – Saharan Africa. For more details, on the Project and … ———- Please continue reading

WIEGO Child Care Initiative Strategic Workshop

Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) held a Initiative Strategic Workshop on June 21 – June 23, 2015, in Durban. The goal of the workshop was to determine the future direction of WIEGO’s Child Care Initiative. Through this initiative WIEGO hopes to raise the visibility of childcare as … ———- Please continue reading

WIEGO Network Platform on Formalizing the Informal Economy

In 2013 SASPEN hosted an international conference on providing social protection for informal workers. WIEGO has developed a network platform together with more than 100 partners to advocate the formalization of the informal economy, including the extension of social security to informal workers. For more information visit the Website or go … ———- Please continue reading

Francie Lund on lessons from and myths about Child Support Grant

SASPEN activist Francie Lund, Prof at the University KwaZulu-Natal and Research Director at WIEGO has shared with us her acceptance speech for the honorary Ph.D. at the Rhodes Institute. Francie Lund on myths vs. research around Cash Grants: Yet negative stereotypes and myths persist. You will have heard them. You may believe them. … ———- Please continue reading

“A champion of human rights”: Honorary doctorate awarded to SASPEN Activist Frances Lund

SASPEN Activist Frances Lund of the University KwaZulu-Natal and WIEGO has been awarded an honorary Doctorate by Rhodes University on April 11. Francie, a strong contributor to SASPEN and real champion in her field! https://t.co/l6LZ1oFu1F — SASPEN.ORG (@SASPENNEWS) April 17, 2015 Writes the Daily News: Professor Francie Lund deserves the … ———- Please continue reading