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Over the next few weeks, The Global Urbanist, in collaboration with WIEGO will publish six photo essays that take us inside the daily lives of women working in the informal economy.

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The unbuilding of informal Buenos Aires, part 3

Drew Reed reports on plans to demolish informal areas in the Argentine capital and replace them with mixed housing and green space projects, and the life of one man at the centre of the struggle against these plans.

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The Global Urbanist is an online magazine reviewing urban affairs and urban development issues in cities throughout the developed and developing world.

Its readers are drawn from the urban policy and international development sectors, and include urban planners, officers in local, national or international government agencies, civil society leaders, and researchers.

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