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Rhonda Douglas

Rhonda Douglas

Rhonda Douglas is the Programme Strategy Advisor for Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO).

A street vender sells tomatoes at the Bab Mushrif market, in Hodiedah, western Yemen - one of the biggest markets in the city. Credit: Amal Alariqi/Oxfam

Nothing for us without us: Participatory processes and the New Urban Agenda

Governance, New Urbanism 1 Comment

Half the world’s population live in cities, and urban informal workers make important economic, social, and environmental contributions to city life. Rhonda  Douglas from WIEGO argues that the New Urban Agenda must include all urban stakeholders, including the working poor, to ensure it doesn’t leave anyone behind.  More than 50% of the non-agricultural work force in most developing countries is …