Lima

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

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

In Lima, modernization makes work harder for some

November 6, 2018

By Leslie Vryenhoek with field notes from Avi Majithia, Pauline Conley, Sarah Reed, Megan MacLeod and Olga...

Topics: Cities

En Lima, la modernización dificulta el trabajo diario de algunas personas

November 6, 2018

La modernización en las ciudades sirve para facilitar el desplazamiento de los trabajadores y aportar comodidades,...

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...

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...

Tecnología en la base de la pirámide económica: ¿Qué impide que llegue a los trabajadores y trabajadoras en empleo informal?

January 27, 2017

Por Kendra Hughes

En los últimos años, ha habido un creciente énfasis en el potencial de la tecnología para...

Topics: Livelihoods

Technology at the bottom of the economic pyramid: What’s inhibiting uptake by informal workers?

January 5, 2017

By Kendra Hughes

In recent years, there has been an increasing emphasis on the potential for technology to...

Topics: Livelihoods
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