Tag: street vendors’ rights

Street Vendor News 10 November 2013

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Vendedores ambulantes

(English) SOUTH AFRICA. “South Africa: Statement By the SA National Traders Retail Alliance, a Voice From the People’s Economy.” All Africa (8 November 2013) by Edmund Elias. Day 38 of the Johannesburg Mayoral clean-up of the poor ended with thousands of displaced street traders not having been verified whilst efforts to demolish many of their… Read more »

Formalização da Economia Informal? – Um Diálogo sobre Políticas

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por Deia de Brito O “Formalização na Economia Informal?” reuniu trabalhadores informais (trabalhadores domésticos, vendedores ambulantes e catadores), especialistas na economia informal e representantes do governo para compartilhar seus pontos de vista e buscar uma compreensão comum. Ele foi organizado pelo Mulheres no Trabalho Informal: Globalizando e Organizando (WIEGO), uma rede de trabalho global de… Read more »

Formalizing the Informal Economy? – A Policy Dialogue

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by Deia de Brito “Formalizing the Informal Economy?” brought together informally employed workers (domestic workers, street vendors and waste pickers), experts on the informal economy, and government representatives to share their perspectives and search for common understanding. It was organized by Women in the Informal Economy: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), a global action-research-policy network that… Read more »

Street Vendor News 27 October 2013

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Vendedores ambulantes

(English) SOUTH AFRICA. “Cosatu throws its weight behind informal traders’ march.” BD Live (25 October 2013) by Khulekani Magubane. Hawker associations march to the mayor’s office demanding the immediate return of inner-city informal traders to their trading spaces in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on Friday. SOUTH AFRICA. “City of Joburg to respond to traders’ grievances.” SABC News… 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 »