Prospect and potentials of hbw

340 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
340
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Prospect and potentials of hbw

  1. 1. PROSPECT AND POTENTIALS OF HBW<br />DiwakarChand<br />
  2. 2. STRUCTURAL OUTLAY OF LABOR FORCE<br />
  3. 3. WHO ARE HBW<br />According to ILO Convention 177,the term ‘Home-based work’ means work carried out by a person(to be referred to as a ‘Home-Based Worker’):<br />-In her/his home or in other premises of her/his choice other than the workplace of the employer.<br />-For remuneration<br />-Which result in a product or service as specified by the employer,irrespective of who provides the equipment,materials or other inputs.<br />
  4. 4. SIZE OF HBW IN NEPAL<br />Description size(in million) reference<br />National Pop 26.8 2001 census<br />Economically Active <br />Pop(EAP) 14 43%<br /> Informal Sector(IS) 10 90%of EAP<br />HBW 2 20%of IS<br />
  5. 5. KATHMANDU DECLARATION<br />Promulgated in 18-20 )ctober,2000 which resolves to:<br />-To bring the HBW into the national mainstream in accordance with ILO Convention 177.<br />Formulation of National Plan of Action<br />Provide Minimum Social protection<br />Access to market<br />Set up Social Fund to cover insurance against social risks<br />Incorporate into official statistics baseline data.<br />Urges SAARC to address the issues of HBW in the region..<br />
  6. 6. ISSUES OF HBW<br />1. At the Regional Level:<br />-Create & Stregthen the South Asia Network of HBW<br />-Make HBW & their issues vissible<br />Stregthen the grassroots particularly membership based Organizations of HBW in each country<br />Structuring of National level HomeNets in the SAARC Region<br />Provide regional policy guidelines for the Home Nets of the Region and build their capacity<br />Mutually sharing of informations on HBW in the region<br />Lobbying for HBW and their rights and welfare in the Region<br />
  7. 7. 2.At the National Level:<br />- provide vissibility to the HBW<br />To provide them with social protection<br />To organize them<br />To build their capacity<br />To bring them into the national mainstream<br />To give recognition to their work,services & activities<br />To market their product<br />To bring the National Policies for HBW into motion<br />To ratify the ILO C 177<br />
  8. 8. MAJOR SECTOR OF WORK OF HBW<br />Tailoring/knitting/weaving<br />Processing of Edible food products<br />Handicrafts<br />Bead works<br />Ornamental wares(gold/silver)<br />Pottery/ceramics<br />Handmade paper work<br />Bamboo works<br />Wood/stone carving<br />Metal works<br />Leather works<br />
  9. 9. Continued………<br />Non-Traditional sectors:<br /> - Fashion designing<br /> - Labling and packaging<br /> - Organic farming and marketting<br /> - floriculture<br /> - energy conservation<br /> - hospitality/tourism<br /> -apiculture<br /> -interior designing/landscaping/IT,etc……..<br />
  10. 10. Inherent anamolies<br />Exposed to ‘social exploitation’….<br />Not covered by social security net<br />Not a permanent source of employment<br />Lack of professionalism<br />Low quality products<br />Unoganized<br />Voiceless<br />Legally unprotected<br />Economically exploited<br />

×