OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

The Structure of Garment Supply Chains: The Ubiquity of Informal Employment

Feb 19, 2024 | 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM


Organised by: HomeNet International and Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing This side session focuses on the invisible parts of garment and footwear supply chains—workers who work in workshops and from their homes. Informal employment outside of factories is ubiquitous in the global garment and footwear supply chains. Indeed in India, most of the workforce in the sector work in workshops or from their homes. The session discusses new analysis by the ILO on informal employment in Cambodia, Bangladesh, India and Vietnam and discusses HomeNet International’s latest research findings on homeworkers in these four countries. Languages: English with interpretation to Spanish, Hindi, Russian, Thai, Swahili Watch session on replay

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