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SEWA holds the belief that by organising, women workers can gain a voice and their work can become more apparent.

SEWA holds the belief that by organizing, women workers can gain a voice and their work can become more apparent. Image: Self-Employed Women's Association

Pooja Chhabria
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Mirai Chatterjee, who leads the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in India, at a session in the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos.
Mirai Chatterjee, who leads the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in India, at a session in the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos. Image: World Economic Forum
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In India, SEWA initiates and runs national campaigns which often lead to policy advocacy.
In India, SEWA initiates and runs national campaigns which often lead to policy advocacy. Image: Self-Employed Women's Association
Image: Global Gender Gap Report 2023
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