Tag: informal workers

Many Traders, One Voice

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  Today’s success story, from Inclusive Cities’ Changing Cities, Changing Lives series, comes from the Warwick Junction trading area in Durban, South Africa.  Warwick’s success has particular resonance this week in light of the recent ban on street traders in São Paulo. “Many Traders, One Voice” tells the story of Warwick Junciton — a thriving… Read more »

Photo of the Week, May 9 2012

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street vendor, india, urban inclusion, social justice

On May 1st, NASVI organized a protest at Patna, demanding Universal Pension for all elderly and ensure vendors participation in the process of enactment of central law on street vending

Women Behind the Wheel

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Inclusive Cities partner SWaCH has recently earned even more success in Pune by expanding  their model of solid waste collection to 15 new wards within the Pune Municipal Corporation. Read our just-released success story in our “Changing Cities, Changing Lives” series, Women Behind the Wheel The Story of Satvashila Potekar,  a waste picker driver whose… Read more »

Street Vendor News, April 5 2012

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Urbanism, street market, brazil

ENGLISH INDIA. “Street Vendors Seek Policy Safeguard.” Times of India (30 March 2012). Expressing concern over the continuous uncertainty looming large over street vendors in Assam, the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) on Friday urged the state government to frame rules for implementing a nationalpolicy undertaken by the Centre for them in… Read more »

Street Vendors News Update

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  ENGLISH INDIA. “Gandhi Bazaar Regains Former Charm,Clientele as Vendors Return.” DNA India (18 February 2012) by Deepthi MR .Twenty five days after the BBMP evacuated hawkers from Gandhi Bazaar, razing down vendors’ property, and clearing 500 unauthorized roadside shops, life is getting back to normal in Gandhi Bazaar. USA. “At City Hall, Street Vendors… Read more »