Nigerian Informal Workers Demand Decent Work!

by | Oct 6, 2021

The Solidarity Center Podcast
The Solidarity Center Podcast
Nigerian Informal Workers Demand Decent Work!
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Informal economy workers in Nigeria are using their collective power, building coalitions with allied organizations and making key gains by joining together through the Federation of Informal Workers’ Organizations of Nigeria (FIWON), a nationwide association with hundreds of branches across the country.

“Poor working people must have access to basic social security, but it doesn’t start with that,” says Gbenga, FIWON founder and general secretary. “It starts with even the right to work without fear. The right to work without harassment and unnecessary molestation. The right to access public spaces as commonwealth, as something that belongs to all of us.”

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