(English) INDIA. Pilot insurance project for street vendors launched. The Hindu (19 January 2013). Street vendors of the city would be brought under the protective umbrella of Aam Admi Bima Yojana of the LIC in a pilot project being taken up by the Labour Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh in association with the AP… Read more »
Tag: street vendors’ rights
(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 »
(English) INDIA. “Biometric cards for hawkers soon.” Times of India (20 December 2013). The civic administration will from January 1 start distributing biometric cards among 6,000 hawkers in the city to register them with ward-level committees and facilitate their rehabilitation. CONGO. “Police crack down on street vendors in DR Congo.” France24 (20 December 2013). Though… Read more »
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(English) PUERTO RICO. Puerto Rico bill would ban street vendors, beggars. The New Zealand Herald (7 December 2013) via AP. A legislator in Puerto Rico has proposed a ban on panhandlers and vendors at intersections on the island, prompting criticism that the law would amount to an attack on the poor. GLOBAL. Giving the Urban Poor Access to… Read more »