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From Local to Global and Informal to Formal: Entering Mainstream Markets

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This is a brief sketch of the Self Employed Women’s Association’s (SEWA) three- decade-long journey from the local to global and informal to formal sector in search of finding work and income for now 720,000 women workers. Though SEWA remains a local and an informal economy workers’ organization, its aim has always been to mainstream its issues, hopes, and achievements. [Discussion Paper No. 2005/02]

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  • Reema Nanavaty, 2010. "From Local to Global and Informal to Formal: Entering Mainstream Markets," Working Papers id:3038, eSocialSciences.
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    women; informal economy; cooperative; India; poverty; institutions;

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