|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]|
There is also a portuguese version of the Blog where one can access personal updates on news and events. It can be found on this link: http://streetnetbrasil.wordpress.com/
SOUTH AFRICA.Township wars -the myth and mayhem. BD Live (1 February 2014) by Lucky Biyase and Thekiso Anthony Lefifi.
INDONESIA. City to teach street vendors sanitation. The Jakarta Post (29 January 2015).
NEPAL. Evicted Lalitpur street vendors await relocation. e-Kantipur (28 January 2015) by Kaushal Ghimire.
MEXICO. Downtown Mérida: Street Vendors Controversy. The Yucatan Times (28 January 2015).
INDIA. Delhi's Street Vendors Protest Walmart's Shady Tactics. Epoch Times (27 January 2015) by Venus Upadhayaya.
MALAWI. Limbe Traders on Rampage Over Anti-Street Vending Exercise. Nyasa Times (24 January 2015) by Louis Phiri.
USA. What's Really At Stake in the Battle Over Street Vending: Best #Cityreads of the Week. CityLab (24 January 2015) by Lex Berko.
ABU DHABI. Region's first street feast to launch Abu Dhabi Food Festival. Middle East Online (20 January 2015).
INDIA. Street vendors protest delay in issuing licence. The Hindu (20 January 2015).
MALAYSIA. Only local cooks for 13 popular Penang street food.
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