|03 October 2010||Too busy clearing the streets of vendors to finalise the Commonwealth Games infrastructure|
|29 April 2010||Report on World Class Cities for All Campaign in Kolkatta [pdf]|
|31 January 2010||WCCA Progress Report on Campaign by National Alliance of Street Vendors – India [pdf]|
|31 January 2010||World Class Cities for All Campaign in India [pdf]|
|12 December 2009||Progress Report on the World Class Cities for All (WCCA) campaign [pdf]|
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INDIA. Street vendors on indefinite strike. TNN (16 February 2014).
INDIA. Woman vendors to press for passage of Street Vendors Bill. Zee News (16 February 2014).
INDIA. Congress workers detained for protests. TNN (15 February 2014).
CAMBODIA. The wisdom of street vendors. The Advisor Cambodia (14 February 2014).
MALAWI. Malawi: BCC Plans to Summon Asian Business Community Over Street Vending. All Africa (14 February 2014) by Tikondane Vega via Malawi News Agency.
ZIMBABWE. Consider female vendor's plight. Manica Post (14 February 2014).
INDIA. Magsaysay awardee supports street vendors. TNN (14 February 2014).
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. Food safety and 'street food'. News Day (13 February 2014).
INDONESIA. Street Vendors Back to Crowd Park of Jl, Ampera Raya. Berita Jakarta (13 February 2014).
USA. Street Vendors Push for New Law. ATVN (11 February 2014) by Alison Chang video by Kay Angrum.
INDIA. Now, you can eat street food in Delhi in these 8 'safe zones'! Daily Bhaskar (10 February 2014).
UK & GLOBAL. We're making an Issue out of street papers. Evining Times (4 February 2014) by Russell Leadbetter.
Currently under discussion by StreetNet affiliates
As India has become more urbanized, there is also been an increase in the number of people living in cities. The Latest NSSO Survey reports there are over 80 million people living in the cities and towns of India. For this reason, the cities are in a rush to provide modern infrastructure facilities, transport, housing, and ‘quality of life to all’. The concept of "World Class Cities" is also increasing all over the World and has made cities enter into competition with each other for capital investment, tourism, public funds and hosting events such as Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games.
Obviously, such competition calls for improvements in infrastructure, transport, housing (no slums), employment, quality of life and so on but it leaves no hope for the lives of street vendors, street children