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Inclusive Cities for Informal Workers

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by Martha Chen, International Coordinator, WIEGO Network In most developing countries, well over half of the urban workforce is informal.[1]  Yet informal workers  – and their livelihoods – tend to be ignored or excluded in city planning and local economic development.  No amount of social or financial inclusion can make up for exclusion from city… Read more »

Women Inspiring Change in the Informal Economy

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By Megan McLeod In the informal economy, inspiring change (the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8th) means starting with the women who face myriad challenges every day as they strive to feed their families. It often means proving the value of their work, not only to municipalities and general public, but… Read more »

Street Vendor News 2 March 2014

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(English) EGYPT. The Street Vendors’ Capital. Asharq Al-Awsatt (2 March 2014) by Moataz Abdel Moneim. Already a familiar site in Cairo, street vendors in the Arab world’s largest city have been on the rise since the 2011 revolution. INDONESIA. Street vendor relocation back to square one. Jakarta Post (1 March 2014). It seems the Jakarta administration’s attempts… Read more »

Street Vendors News 16 February 2014

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(English) INDIA. Street vendors on indefinite strike. TNN (16 February 2014).”We want to mount pressure on political parties,” says Ranjit Abhigyan of the National Alliance of Street Vendors of India (NASVI), “It is listed in Rajya Sabha’s schedule every day but it is not taken up. The Bill was passed by Lok Sabha last year.” INDIA. Woman… Read more »

Street Vendor News 2 February 2014

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(English) INDIA. Rahul meets street vendors, says he’ll empower them. CNN-IBN (2 February 2014). Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met street vendors in Delhi and also pushed for the Street Vendors Bill. INDIA. Survey on street vendors in Haryana. Press Trust of India (2 February 2014). Haryana government would conduct a survey to study the… Read more »