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Securing Young Women's Rights to Freedom from Economic and Sexual Exploitation in Informal Workspaces in Ghana


Informal economies are typically characterised by a high incidence of poverty and severe decent work deficits. Informal workers face a lack of access to and coverage by social protection and labour rights, often poor and hazardous working conditions, and have low
remuneration and productivity.

This policy brief provides recommendations on how to protect young women and secure their rights to freedom from economic and sexual exploitation in Ghana's informal work spaces.