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The empowered homeworkers realize their rights through the strengthening of their own organizations and networks, the improvement of their working and living conditions, the enjoyment of income and employment security, including social protection, and participation in governance related to homeworkers’ concerns.


  • To enable organized homeworkers to democratically run and manage institutionalized and self-sustaining organizations and networks at the sub-regional and national levels to enjoy better working conditions and standards of living, attain higher income, steadier employment, and access to social protection; and
  • To ensure that their issues and concerns are better addressed in the policies and programs of governments, international agencies, and civil society organizations, and that their representatives gain greater visibility and participation in various levels of governance, than when they were unorganized.


  1. To strengthen organizations and networks of homebased workers in Southeast Asia and their collective actions at the subregional and national levels;
  2. To help build the economic sustainability of homebased workers’ livelihood and social protection schemes towards the attainment of their economic rights and security;
  3. To enhance capacity of homebased workers in exercising their rights through active participation in governance leading to strengthened advocacy, public policy formulation, and program implementation on
    key issues;
  4. To build and maintain an information database on the situation of homebased workers in Southeast Asia considering disaggregation by gender;
  5. To advocate for the ratification of ILO Convention 177 on Home Work; and
  6. To facilitate resource generation for homebased workers’ organizations and to receive grants and donations to pursue the above activities.

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