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19 November 2014 South Korean Street Vendors demand for the District Office of Seoul to stop crackdown and violence towards traders
19 November 2014 Street Vendors deplores Continuous Harassment by Municipal Bodies and Police Authorities at CANDLELIGHT VIGIL
14 November 2014 Celebrating International Street Vendors Day 2014
07 November 2014 StreetNet host workshops with Informal Workers in Eastern Cape, South Africa
31 October 2014 Jobs hypocrisy: Politicians kill opportunity with limits on street vendors
23 October 2014 Informal workers demand recognition
17 October 2014 Own-Account workers in Nicaragua are grateful for the recognition of their rights
07 October 2014 World Day for Decent Work: Message from President of Streetnet International - Mr Oscar Silva
07 October 2014 Decent Work in the Informal Economy - 7th October [pdf]
03 October 2014 Hawkers important to the economy: MEC Maile
26 September 2014 Antiperspirant management: towards scentless, uncolourful, untasteful poverty
19 September 2014 UPDATE ON THE EBOLA DISEASE OF THE INFORMAL ECONOMY WORKERS IN SIERRA LEONE
19 September 2014 SIVARA Country Activity, Argentina: FLOW project, StreetNet International
12 September 2014 Asia Regional Workshop held in New Delhi India
05 September 2014 Call for solidarity for Street Vendors in Lima, Peru [pdf]
28 August 2014 SADC People`s Summit - Zimbabwe
27 August 2014 Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending Act in force, but vendors live in fear
08 August 2014 National Women`s Day - South Africa
04 August 2014 Report on the Seminar held in Togo on the capacity building of the Trade Union Leaders of Fainatrasit from 22 to 23 July 2014
21 July 2014 Seminar held to raise awareness about labour rights in the informal Economy
17 July 2014 StreetNetís Programme In Nigeria
16 July 2014 SINTRALOC, Chile New Focal Point Organisation of the Americas Region
01 July 2014 Belarusian Trade Union of Entrepreneurs "Vmeste" ("Together") held a protest action in the city of Vitebsk
05 June 2014 StreetNet presentation to Plenary
19 May 2014 Azerbaijan Regional Workshop on Social Solidarity Economy
 
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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