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19 June 2013 Market vendors from Ukrainian capital demand re-election of municipality
14 June 2013 Stellenbosch Traders prevented from earning a livelihood
31 May 2013 UPTA Spain participates in the StreetNet International Council in Guinea.
28 May 2013 Case opened against police by informal traders in Durban for assault
15 May 2013 South African Informal Traders Alliance officially launches in Kimberly
10 May 2013 Self–Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) hosts “Strengthening African People’s Organisations and NGOs” workshop in Durban
03 May 2013 May 1st is also a Day for the Self-employed Workers
30 April 2013 The World celebrates International Workers Day
25 April 2013 Tribute to Justice JS Verma
18 April 2013 Press Conference held to discuss the Licensing Bill
16 April 2013 StreetNet holds successful 4th International Congress in Chile
16 April 2013 Call for support against the Controversial Licensing Bill
20 March 2013 South Africa - Cape Town zoning schemes and By-laws challenged in the Informal Sector
13 March 2013 Labour at Informal Work Economy (LIE) Celebrates International Women’s Day
07 March 2013 The significance of International Women`s Day
04 March 2013 Street Vendors Win!!!!
20 February 2013 Awareness Raising Campaign on International Women Day On “Domestic Workers’ Rights”
13 February 2013 The Ukrainian entrepreneurs' union picketed at Economic Court for accountability of the local market
23 January 2013 NASVI protests death of street vendor in Mumbai during police crackdown
18 January 2013 Stellenbosch Municipality and Informal Workers Clash over evictions
18 January 2013 CZ women grouping gets K2 million loan
08 January 2013 Valentyna Korobka, Chairwoman of Free Trade Union of Entrepreneurs of Ukraine (FTUEU) wins appeal against evictions in court
20 December 2012 Protestors stage `Gangnam-style` dance performance to end evictions in Cambodia
21 November 2012 Malawi Union For Informal Sector(MUFIS) Marches in Solidarity for International Street Vendors Day
21 November 2012 KENASVIT members celebrates International Street Vendors Day by launching a clean-up campaign
 
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INDIA. DP is irreparable, scrap it, say activists. Times of India (10 April 2015).

TANZANIA. College plans to identify trade opportunities for hawkers. Daily News (10 April 2015)  by Ludovick Kazoka.

INDIA. No street vendors, cycle rickshaws in Lajpat Nagar market: NGT. Zee News (8 April 2015) by PTI. New Delhi:

BOTSWANA. EDD is the way to go. Mmegi Online (8 April 2015).

USA. Five Courses: Hawkers' street food flair & more. Creative Loafing Tampa Bay (8 April 2015) by Meaghan Habuda.

INDIA. Hawkers may be allowed near Rishi Kapoor, Anil Ambani's Pali Hill residences. DNA India (8 April 2015) by Amrita Nayak Dutta.

ABU-DHABI. Abu Dhabi Municipality raid scares away street hawkers. Gulf News (7 April 2015).

SINGAPORE. Hawker centres to be spruced up with murals and art installations. Channel News Asia (5 April 2015) by Vimita Mohandas.

MALAYSIA. 'Development will be inclusive'. The Star Online (3 April 2015).

INDIA. 'Street vendors denied right to livelihood'. The Hindu (1 April 2015) by K.N. Umesh.

SOUTH AFRICA. South Africa: Xenophobic Violence in KZN - 'This Is a Black Easter for Foreigners'.

SINGAPORE. Singapore street food: stewed, sliced and steamed - video.

USA. Street vendors press city to legalize their trade.

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