The International Alliance of Waste Pickers is a networking process supported by WIEGO, among thousands of waste picker organizations with groups in more than 32 countries covering mainly Latin America, Asia and Africa.
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April 03, 2023

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On International Women’s Day, the IAWP stands with the international community of waste pickers in celebrating the importance, determination, and strength of all women, specially waste picker women around the world, and the immense contributions and accomplishments they achieve toward a cleaner and greener environment. Watch below all messages sent by various waste picker organizations and allies from around the globe.

Message from Friday Oku (Nigeria): Here’s my best wishes to you on International Women’s Day 2023! Wishing a very happy Women’s Day To be a strong, intelligent, talented and simply wonderful woman of this Family. Don’t you ever forget that you are loved and appreciated.


Team from Sure We Can (Oregon, USA)


Message from Robson Garcia (Dominican Republic)

Message from RedLacre