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GOOD PRACTICES - Using social media to advocate for rights of women domestic workers and women small scale traders. OXFAM GB, Kenya

 

Good Practice - Using social media to advocate for rights of women domestic workers and women small scale traders

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The project has trained women on how to use social media for influencing and advocacy. Domestic workers are now using whatsapp to report violations by employers, and to mobilize their peers for joint advocacy actions.

Key Areas of Good Practice:

  • Development of Supportive Legal and Policy Frameworks (1.2)
  • Advocacy Methods (1.3)
  • Institution and capacity strengthening of implementing agency, project partners including (local) government agencies (1.10)
  • Awareness raising among informal economy operators/workers and other stakeholders (4.3)
  • Organising informal economy workers into associations, cooperatives or other officially registered groups (1.9)
  • Community based savings and credit schemes (3.5)
  • Providing support to informal economy operators/workers to access services (social protection services, business registration, access to formal savings and credit schemes, training, etc.) (3.1)
  • Entrepreneurship and business management training (3.2)
  • Leadership training, empowerment training¬† (3.4)
  • Vocational and/or skills training (3.6)
  • Knowledge of rights, laws and regulations (3.1)
  • Support to improve Occupational Safety and Health among informal economy workers (2.3)
  • Community-based social protection (4.4)
  • Enabling especially vulnerable groups on economic empowerment (women, people with disabilities, affected by HIV, youth, refugees, migrants, minority groups, etc.) (4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 4.11)

 

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Alessio Lupi
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17 October 2018

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