Making Urban Economies Inclusive
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Baan Mankong Collective Housing program was launched by the Thai government in 2003 to address the housing problems of the country's poorest urban citizens.
International Union of Sex Workers (IUSW) campaigns for the rights of those who work in the sex industry.
Rooftops Canada provides leadership and assistance in low-cost housing and human settlements development around the a
Sewa Bank assists poor women workers engaged in the unorganized sector and provides them with financial services for socio-economic empowerment through their own management and ownership.
Urban Health Resource Centre addresses health, nutrition and wellbeing of disadvantaged urban dwellers.
YouLead project, based in Nigeria, provides youth with skills and training, inspiring them to become involved in environmentally sustainable employment in the natural resource sectors.