India

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

Can Waste Pickers Help Solve Delhi’s Towering Trash Problem?

Shalini Sinha, August 27, 2018

With Avi Singh Majithia

Delhi’s Qutub Minar, the tallest minaret in the world, rises high above many of...

Topics: Livelihoods

Partnering with Street Vendors Led One Indian City to Model a Way Forward

July 31, 2018

Bhubaneshwar, India, provides a unique model for integrating street vendors into cities’ future plans. Through a...

Topics: Cities

“Tomorrow is Ours”: India’s Informal Workers Declare in New Radio Programme

July 9, 2018

For 13 weeks, in 2017, the unthinkable happened for informal workers: they captivated audiences across Northern...

Topics: Livelihoods

Audio: How Bangalore’s itinerant waste pickers transformed into “robust entrepreneurs”

June 5, 2018

WIEGO has a unique organizational structure — we are a network of membership-based organizations, researchers, and...

Topics: Profiles

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

Workplace Violence and Harassment: Informal Workers Also Need Protection

May 27, 2018

By Karin Pape & Leslie Vryenhoek

In city streets and markets across the Global South, street vendors have...

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...

In Delhi, a Three-Pronged Approach Raises Informal Workers’ Priorities with Urban Decision-makers

Shalini Sinha, March 26, 2018

Urban employment trends in India have defied predictions and stereotypes. Rather than being increasingly absorbed...

Topics: Livelihoods

From Lima to Bangkok, WIEGO Lays Out Strategy to Improve Conditions of Informal Workers in Six Target Cities

January 26, 2018

By Jenna Harvey

It is morning rush hour in Bangkok and moto-taxi drivers ferry hurried commuters through...

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