National Women's Cooperative Workshop
(August 8-9, 2019, Ahmedabad)

This report consolidates insights from a national level workshop on strengthening women’s cooperatives. The workshop was jointly organised by SEWA Federation, SEWA Bharat, International Cooperative Alliance-Asia Pacific and the International Labour Organisation.

Advancing cooperation among women workers in the informal economy: The SEWA way

This report aims to provide an understanding of the challenges and opportunities for cooperatives and other SSE units in empowering women workers in the informal economy, with a specific focus on SEWA’s experience. It is based on individual interviews and focus group discussions with select cooperative leaders and members and also uses select studies presenting the forty-year experience of SEWA with cooperatives.