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Street Vendors News 16 February 2014

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Vendedores ambulantes

(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 5 January 2014

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(English) INDIA. “Street vendors, Central Market traders lock horns over space.” The Hindu (5 January 2014). Tension prevailed for a while in the Central Market area on Saturday following heated exchange of words between the traders functioning within Central Market building and vendors who have been evicted from the street near the building. The police… Read more »

Celebrating International Street Vendors Day

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Street Vendors

Because street vendors… are an integral component of urban economies around the world distribute goods made by both formal and informal producers provide us with basic necessities by selling goods in small quantities, at affordable prices, in convenient locations generate jobs—for themselves, for their suppliers, and for people who provide transport, storage, security, and other… Read more »

Street Vendor News 13 October 2013

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Street vendor, Durban South Africa; image by Marty Chen

(English) USA. “Atlanta’s vending program overhaul to include street vendors… and food trucks?” Fresh Loaf (11 October2013) by Max Blau. City Hall is slowly getting closer to unveiling its new program that would allow vendors to sell goods on the city’s sidewalks once again. SOUTH AFRICA. “Street vendors accuse eThekwini of ‘resorting to use of… Read more »

Street Vendor News 8 September 2013

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Street vendors, image by Marty Chen

(English) INDIA. Law for vendors will help urban poor: Sewa. The Times of India (8 September 2013). The Self-Employed Women’s Association (Sewa) has said that the ‘The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act-2012’ that was passed by the Lok Sabha on Friday would benefit over 1.11 lakh street vendors in… Read more »