Street Vendors

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

Liberia’s Street Vendors Pioneer New Approach with City Officials

January 29, 2019

By Sarah Orleans Reed & Mike Bird

Street vendors from Bangkok to Bogota face constant, daily harassment...

Topics: Organizing

Créer un « espace public pour tous » : stratégies utiles à l’intention des vendeurs et vendeuses de rue

January 22, 2019

Par Jenna Harvey

« Je veux voir une ville sans expulsions. Je veux les voir [vendeurs de rue] jouir du droit...

Topics: Organizing

Strategies for Street Vendors to Create “Public Space for All”

January 22, 2019

By Jenna Harvey

“I want to see an eviction-free city. I want to see them [street vendors] having a right to...

Topics: Organizing

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...

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

Q&A: WIEGO’s New Urban Policies Director Talks Migration, 21st-century Cities and What Inspires Her Research

October 5, 2018

This week, we sit down with WIEGO’s new Urban Policies Programme Director, Caroline Wanjiku Kihato, to learn...

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
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