28 May 2004
Scattered about in major thoroughfares, inserted in between high-rise buildings and tucked away in improvised homes, one finds ranks of workers increasingly cast into self-created occupations. The images of street vendors, cafeteria on jeeps and home-based stores, have become normal fare in the Philippines, so much so that these activities have gained acceptance as a survival strategy of the poor and underemployed.
12 December 2003
Adopting a set of criteria for identifying the informal sector
Extending social protection through health micro-insurance schemes to women in the informal economy: Gender strategy
01 November 2003
This paper seeks to present possible strategies for ILO in extending social protection to women and men in the informal economy in the Philippines through gender-responsive health micro-insurance schemes.
13 February 2003
The INFRES Project covers 41 provinces and 779 municipalities and cities, and is implemented in nine regions in the Philippines.
01 January 2003
01 January 2003
The STEP project aimed to provide better quality of life to informal economy workers and their families through better access to health care.
06 November 2002
National Statistical Coordination Board Resolution No. 15 Series of 2002
01 January 2002
Describes the changing conditions and problems faced by homeworkers in two industries, the artificial flower and ready-made garment industries.
16 November 2001
The report explores new ways and practices through which maternity protection through community-based micro-insurance schemes can be expanded to cover women in the informal economy.