Rakawin Leechanavanichpan

Ashoka Fellow
Thailand
Fellow Since 2002

Citation

This profile was prepared when Rakawin Leechanavanichpan was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Introduction
Recognizing that the needs of informal laborers–including home-based subcontract laborers and Thailand's self-employed–were not being met by labor unions, current labor law, or civil society groups, Rakawin Leechanavanichpan launched HomeNet Thailand, an effort that combines the advocacy of trade unions with the capacity building of direct service organizations to create a voice for Thailand's homeworkers.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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