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Theme: Informal Economy
Occupational Group(s): Street Vendors
Region(s): Spain ; Other Europe
Spain Barcelona's 'blanket men' try to rebrand BBC News . (7 December 2017)
By Madi, Mohamed.

This article discussed re-branding as a resilience strategy of street vendors in Barecelona, Spain.

Spain 'More understanding, more awareness, more dignity!'. New Internationalist . (22 August 2016)
By Goodchild, Clelia.

The community gathered strength and decided to form the first union of illegal street vendors in Europe. The Sindicato popular de vendedores ambulantes de Barcelona (Popular Union of Street Vendors of Barcelona) was born, demanding more understanding, more awareness, more dignity.

By Malinen, Fanny.

Street vending without an allocated pitch is illegal in the country, yet in Barcelona, a few hundred manteros have no choice but to earn a living this way.

Spain Migrants Protest for a 'Black Barcelona' of the 'Excluded' Tele Sur TV . (30 November 2015)

Sex workers and immigrant rights groups joined street vendors to defend a Barcelona of the 'excluded.' Hundreds of migrant workers protested at Barcelona City Hall Sunday to denounce what they see as the racial criminalization of street vending by the police.

Colombia India Spain Waste-picker from city loses chance to speak at world forum The Indian Express . (30 March 2014)

With the Spain Embassy refusing to provide transit visa, a woman waste-picker from Kagad Kach Patra Kashtkari Panchayat (KKPKP), who had been invited to speak at the World Urban Forum 2014 to be organised in Columbia on “Urban Equity in Development”, had to cancel her plan.