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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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Humanitarian responses to discriminatory planning in Jerusalem

While working within Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem, Anne Hofhuis reports on the challenges the NGO sector faces as it tries to counter the destructive impacts of Israeli planning policies in the city.

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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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