Latin America & the Caribbean

For Cities to Make Progress on SDGs and the New Urban Agenda, They Must Listen to Grassroots’ Solutions

July 10, 2019

By Jenna Harvey

Through a series of ambitious global commitments in recent years, governments across the...

Topics: Cities

En Colombia, amenazado el reciclaje inclusivo de referencia mundial

June 24, 2019

Por Federico Parra

Sin los recicladores y recicladoras, las ciudades de África, Asia y América Latina...

Topics: Cities

In Colombia, a Global Model for Inclusive Recycling is under Threat

June 24, 2019

By Federico Parra

Without waste pickers, cities across Africa, Asia and Latin America would be buried in...

Topics: Cities

Living on the Precipice of Extreme Poverty: How Financial Downturns Devastate the Working Poor

June 18, 2019

The global economic crisis that rocked the world in 2008 led to increased financial hardship for informal workers,...

Topics: Livelihoods

Five Must-reads on Including Street Vendors in Public Spaces

June 4, 2019

Street vendors are facing unprecedented challenges in cities across the globe, despite global development goals...

Topics: Global Advocacy

Desalojados: Cómo los aseadores de calzado de Ciudad de México han luchado contra el desalojo y desafiado a las ciudades “del futuro”

May 28, 2019

Por Carlin Carr

Todos quieren ir elegantes en la ciudad y durante décadas, los aseadores y aseadoras de...

Topics: Livelihoods

Evicted: How Mexico City’s Shoe Shiners Fought Displacement and Challenged “Future” Cities

May 28, 2019

By Carlin Carr

Everyone wants to look spiffy in the city, and in Mexico City, shoe shiners have kept...

Topics: Livelihoods

Where are the inclusive cities? Street vendors globally face increasing hostility

May 7, 2019

The WIEGO Urban Policies Team analyzed news articles on street vendors from six continents over the past 18 months...

Topics: Global Advocacy

¿Dónde están las ciudades inclusivas? Vendedores y vendedoras ambulantes en todo el mundo se enfrentan a hostilidades crecientes

April 28, 2019

El equipo de Políticas Urbanas de WIEGO analizó en los últimos 18 meses nuevos artículos sobre venta ambulante en...

Topics: Global Advocacy

Como atingir as metas de empoderamento econômico das mulheres: Primeiro, garantir que as mulheres possam reconhecer sua própria dignidade e autoestima

March 12, 2019

Valdete Roza é uma catadora brasileira e líder em sua cooperativa. Ela é pioneira em discussões de gênero com...

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