GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
The Global Alliance of Waste Pickers is a networking process supported by WIEGO, among thousands of waste picker organizations with groups in more than 28 countries covering mainly Latin America, Asia and Africa.
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General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT)

Kathmandu, Nepal

Website: gefont.org

Primary information

Language
English
Number of members
310575
Type of members
Waste picker support organization
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Federation, Trade union
Organizational Reach
National
Workplace of members
Door to door, Other, Street
Organization Structure
15 National affiliates, with central commissions and zonal committees
Objectives
Rights, dignity and welfare of workers, secure trade union rights, changes to the law, social protection, secure minimum wage, access to credit, skills upgrading
Women composition
Special department: Central Women Workers Department - CWWD. Status equivalent to a National Federation. Coordinating platform for leading women workers associated with National Federations. Special womens programmes and campaign to organize more women.

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Information source
WORD 6/6/2011

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