Livelihoods

Delhi’s Free Public Transportation for Women Could be an Economic Game-changer for the Poorest

Shalini Sinha, July 4, 2019

The recent proposal by the Delhi government to make public transportation free for women has been hailed as a way to...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Eye Witness: WIEGO’s Brazilian Waste Expert Dispatches from India

February 5, 2019

WIEGO’s Exposure Dialogue Programme (EDP) on Law and Informality brought global experts to Ahmedabad, India, to stay...

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Year in Review: Five reflections on the "Future of Work"

December 20, 2018

What will work look like in a future of robots and automation? This question has taken the year by storm, but the...

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Cinco reflexiones sobre el "futuro del trabajo": un año de debates

December 20, 2018

¿Cómo será el trabajo en un futuro con robots y automatización? Este tema ha sido profundamente abordado durante el...

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Against the Odds: Resilience, Solidarity and Community Spirit Keep Warwick Markets Alive

November 30, 2018

By Leslie Vryenhoek with photos by Jonathan Torgovnik

About half-a-million people flow through Warwick...

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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...

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