Category: Inclusive Urban Planning

IEMS Report on Street Vendors Highlights Importance of Urban Space as a Livelihood Right

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by Sally Roever Street vendors have a way of fitting themselves into urban public space. They sprawl down certain streets, line up along railroad tracks, and pack their stalls onto crowded sidewalks, anywhere that customers may be passing by. The trouble is, most cities don’t plan for that. And because they don’t plan for it,… Read more »

Self-Employed Women in the Urban Informal Economy: Reducing Their Risks and Constraints

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by Martha Alter Chen, International Coordinator, WIEGO  How can women enjoy their fair share of the economic wealth they create?  The answers to this question depend on whether women are self-employed or wage-employed, what sector they work in, and under what conditions.  This note focuses on self-employed women from poor households engaged in the urban… Read more »

La última Reunión Anual de Aprendizaje

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Durante el 1.o y el 2 de abril del presente, los socios de Ciudades Inclusivas se reunieron en Bogotá, Colombia, con el fin de celebrar la última Reunión Anual de Aprendizaje correspondiente a esta fase del proyecto conjunto. El propósito de la reunión era revisar y discutir los resultados iniciales de la evaluación del proyecto,… Read more »

Socios de Ciudades Inclusivas destacaron la contribución de los trabajadores de la economía informal durante el Foro Urbano Mundial 7

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Durante el recientemente celebrado Foro Urbano Mundial (del 5 al 11 de abril pasado), investigadores, profesionales, organizadores y representantes de trabajadores de la economía informal del Proyecto Ciudades Inclusivas se reunieron para destacar la contribución de los trabajadores urbanos en la economía informal y hacer un llamado para una mayor inclusión de estos trabajadores en… Read more »

Inclusive Cities Partners Highlight the Contribution of Informal Workers at World Urban Forum 7

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During the recent World Urban Forum (April 5-11), researchers, practitioners, organizers and informal worker representatives with the Inclusive Cities Project joined together to highlight the contribution of urban informal workers and to call for greater inclusion of informal workers in the policies and planning that impact their livelihoods. Based at the Women in Informal Employment:… Read more »