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In 2019, informal workers made some noise — in their home cities and at the highest global change-making bodies. They took to the streets, met with local officials and stood in front on the International Labour Organization in Geneva demanding to be seen, heard and, ultimately, treated with the...
Street vendors are facing unprecedented challenges in cities across the globe, despite global development goals calling for more economically and socially inclusive cities. This hostility was a recent finding from an important article, Where are the Inclusive Cities?, by WIEGO team members Caroline...
¿Dónde están las ciudades inclusivas? Vendedores y vendedoras ambulantes en todo el mundo se enfrentan a hostilidades crecientes
El equipo de Políticas Urbanas de WIEGO analizó en los últimos 18 meses nuevos artículos sobre venta ambulante en seis países para comprender mejor cómo estas personas trabajadoras en empleo informal están siendo ‒o, más precisamente, “no están siendo”‒ incorporadas en las ciudades del siglo XXI...
Street vendors from Bangkok to Bogota face constant, daily harassment as they go about selling their goods to earn a living. For years, the situation in Liberia’s capital city of Monrovia was no different. Until, that is, street vendors in the city organized. They established the Federation of Petty...
Videos / Slideshows / Audio
Millions of women work long hours, in dangerous conditions, for little pay. They are fighting for change, with the help of ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. Watch this video to learn how.
Workers Education/Organizing Materials
This manual helps street vendors learn more about the regulations that govern public space and how to defend the right to work in public space. It describes successful actions taken by street vendor organizations. And it offers information to help you organize and negotiate with local government.
WIEGO Working Papers
Mike Rogan reviews how informal workers are taxed, why there is growing interest in taxing them, and whether they should be included in the tax net.