Bangkok

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

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...

In a Thai Cooperative, Home-based Workers Share Business Tips and Work

April 9, 2018

 By Carlin Carr

At a bustling Bangkok market, vendor Aurapin Sakvichit happily greets customers...

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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