International Labour Organization, ILO
Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing, WIEGO

Webinar Presentation - Impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on employment: (potential) solutions for informal/self-employed workers

Slide presentation of the webinar held on 21 April 2020. This webinar aimed to discuss how the different groups of informal workers and self-employed are being impacted by the current economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, the different social protection responses to these groups have been discussed, including their main challenges, such as identification of beneficiaries and payment modalities in the case of cash transfers for example. Finally, examples of how coalitions of informal workers are being involved in the discussions about the extension of social protection were presented.