East Asia & Southeast Asia

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

Cities are undermining the potential of universal cash grants to support women’s economic empowerment and reduce poverty

March 11, 2019

Laura Alfers & Rachel Moussié

Ninety-two per cent of women’s employment in the developing world is in the...

Topics: Livelihoods

How Cities Can Achieve Public Space for All

November 22, 2018

By Jenna Harvey

Public space provides a window into the soul of a city. It is where collective urban life...

Topics: Cities

Bangkok’s renowned street vendors march against evictions – and rally widespread support

September 7, 2018

By Chidchanok Samantrakul and Sarah Orleans Reed

After relentless evictions against their livelihoods, on...

Topics: Livelihoods

For Mayors: A Five-Step Guide to including Street Vendors in Global Cities

June 21, 2018

By Carlin Carr

Building off the momentum of the New Urban Agenda, we’re focused on assisting local decision-...

Topics: Cities

What’s Changed for Domestic Workers since C189? Our Legal Team Unpacks the Progress

Pamhidzai H. Bamu-Chipunza, June 15, 2018

16 June 2011 was a momentous day for domestic workers around the globe. 

After a long, worker-led...

Topics: Law

Les travailleurs et travailleuses de l’économie informelle font marcher les villes pour tous : Thaïlande, Inde et Colombie, 3 comptes rendus éclairants

May 28, 2018

Valeria Gelman et Jillian Du

Pensez aux stands de nourriture délicieuse en Asie du Sud-Est, aux artistes de...

Topics: Cities

As Bangkok Vendors Face Eviction, New York’s Offer Solidarity, Ideas

May 21, 2018

By Carlin Carr

In Bangkok, a series of municipal crackdowns to “clean up” the city has put its world-renowned...

Local Governments Should Prioritize Health and Safety for Informal Workers

Frances (Francie) Lund, April 23, 2018

The deadly factory fire at Rana Plaza five years ago this week sparked global outrage about workers’ safety. The...

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