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

Roma, galardonada y candidata a los Óscar y algunas lecturas imprescindibles sobre el trabajo del hogar

February 6, 2019

El próximo mes, sabremos si el conmovedor retrato del director Alfonso Cuarón Orozco sobre una trabajadora del hogar...

Topics: Law

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

With “Roma” in the Awards Circle, Here are Our Must-reads on Domestic Workers

January 15, 2019

Next month, we’ll find out if director Alfonso Cuarón Orozco’s moving portrayal of a domestic worker in 1970s Mexico...

Topics: Law

From Mozambique to Mexico, Domestic Workers are Fighting for their Rights — and Telling their Stories

June 19, 2018

Domestic workers — those who cook, clean, sweep, and child-mind in private homes across the globe — face unusually...

Mexico City's Shoe Shiners are not “Visual Contamination:” Design Solutions for a Traditional Occupation in a Changing City

March 7, 2018

By Jenna Harvey & Tania Espinosa Sanchez

Mexico City’s shoe shiners (aseadores de calzado) have been...

Topics: Livelihoods

Threat of A New Waste Incinerator in Mexico City Puts Informal Waste Pickers’ Livelihoods at Risk

Tania Espinosa Sánchez, March 1, 2018

In Mexico City, a controversy is brewing over a proposed billion-dollar waster incinerator that threatens the...

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...

Estrategias para abordar las barreras sociales y legales para las trabajadoras del hogar de México

Tania Espinosa Sánchez, March 29, 2017
El primer paso incluye el lanzamiento de una plataforma  política sobre seguridad social

Las trabajadoras del...

Topics: Law
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