Dr. Sonia George is general secretary of SEWA (Self Employed Women’s Association) in Kerala and national council member of SEWA, India. She is associated with SEWA for the last 20 years with responsibilities of organising informal women works for their rights and recognition. Sonia has been part of state, national and international policy and legislative discussions. The Self Employed Women’s Association SEWA works on collectivising women through various forms to have a decent and sustainable livelihood. For the past 20 years, she has also researched on gender and labor issues.