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30 January 2014 Hard-hit vendors plead for help
17 January 2014 Traders threaten chaos over vendor`s killing
25 October 2013 COSATU, SAMWU and African Diaspora Forum lead coalition of street trade organisations to discuss “ Operation Clean Sweep” with Joburg Metro
02 August 2013 Destroyed by Fire, a Market Struggles to Rise from the Ashes
31 July 2013 Professionalising Street Food and Creating new possibilities
26 July 2013 Of Mandela Day and Mealies
07 June 2013 Xhidmat-ISH celebrates the International Day of Families
07 June 2013 Messages from the President of Streetnet and the invited guests during the opening of the International Council meeting held in Guinea Conakry - 25 to 26 Of May 2013
24 May 2013 Metro cops `punched` mealie vendors [pdf]
24 May 2013 New York Street Vendors Displaced by Bike-Share Want Their Voices Heard
05 April 2013 Namibia: Informal Traders are Invaluable for the Economy
02 April 2013 Traders ask to be involved in decision making
28 February 2013 Livingstone street vendors urged to cooperate with council to keep the city clean
21 February 2013 Role of street trader needs to be better understood
05 February 2013 Cuba’s Entrepreneurs Flourish Against the Odds
05 February 2013 The Central Market of Bujumbura on fire: Pierre Nkurunziza call for national solidarity
22 January 2013 "Domestic workers would be well catered for if Ghana signs ILO Convention" – TUC Boss
15 January 2013 Celebrating SEWA’s 40 Years
10 January 2013 Markets of Warwick Wins a Mayor’s Award for Excellence!
08 January 2013 PAKISTAN - Newspaper hawkers’ ticket to eat
04 July 2012 Accident robs ZCIEA of its two members [pdf]
23 May 2012 Blowing the whistle
18 May 2012 International Labour Conference of the ILO - April 2012 [pdf]
11 May 2012 Crisis Meeting - City of Johannesburg Officials and Street Traders to meet today
 
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NewsBox, 1 - 14 September 2014

NewsBox, 1 - 14 September 2014

IRAN. Tehran's vendors battle the streets to survive. The Guardian (15 September 2014).

PHILIPPINES. Estrada's tents for Quiapo vendors irk 'legit' traders. The Philippine Daily Inquirer (14 September 2014) by Nathaniel R. Melican and Djan Arell G. Magbanua.

HONG KONG. Architects step in to street vendors row. Bangkok Post (15 September 2014).

GHANA. The Feasibility Of The Ban On Street Food. Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (12 September 2014) by Zephaniah Kwesi Danaa.

USA. Vendy Awards to spotlight and honor city's best street vendors. AM New York (11 September 2014) by Ivan Pereira.

INDONESIA. Vendors adjust to new site at mall. The Jakarta Post (11 September 2014) by Josh Kelety.

ZIMBABWE. A day in the life of a female vendor. The Zimbabwean (10 September 2014) by Sofia Mapuranga.

INDIA. 269 street vendors to get identity cards soon. The Times of India (9 September 2014).

GLOBAL. International Study Finds Inclusive Practices Have Big Impact on Street Vendors and Their Households. PRWeb (9 September 2014). Five-city study from WIEGO examines impact of government policy and practice on street vendors' livelihoods.

INDONESIA. Editorial: Legalizing street vendors. The Jakarta Post (6 September 2014).

INDIA. 'Harassed' vendors want to meet PM. Deccan Herald (8 September 2014).

USA. The Untold Story of Women Vendors in New York. New America Media (8 September 2014).

MYANMAR. Street vendors to clean up their act. Myanmar Times (1 September 2014) by Ei Ei Thu and Myint Kay Thi.

USA. More Angelenos are becoming street vendors amid weak economy. LA Times (6 September 2014) by Tiffany Hsu.

INDIA. Dabbawalas not under ambit of Street Vendors' Act. DNA India (2 September 2014) by Eknath Makne.

StreetNet International

StreetNet International is an alliance of street vendors. It was launched in Durban, South Africa, in November 2002.

Membership-based organizations (unions, co-operatives or associations) directly organizing street vendors, market vendors and/or hawkers among their members, are entitled to affiliate to StreetNet International.

The aim of StreetNet is to promote the exchange of information and ideas on critical issues facing street vendors, market vendors and hawkers (i.e. mobile vendors) and on practical organizing and advocacy strategies