2021
Publisher: 
Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing, WIEGO
Language:
English

Podcast: Child Care for Informal Workers in Argentina

The pandemic has highlighted the crucial importance of child care provision. In this episode, we look at how the Unión de Trabajadores de la Economía Popular (UTEP), an informal worker's central union in Argentina, has supported child care cooperatives to provide these services for informal workers’ children. To understand how these community child care centres work in Argentina, how they have been affected by the pandemic, and the challenges ahead we invited Carolina Palacio. Carolina is an organizer from the Argentinian Federation of Waste Pickers, affiliated with UTEP, and also she coordinates the Buenos Aires Costal City project at WIEGO.