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  • Building trust in a market for women vendors

    A female vendor in a mahila bazaar in New Delhi stares solemnly at the camera. A young man in the background is looking at the wares of a nearby vendor.

    Women selling wares in the mahila bazaar say they must fend off drunken men, sexual harassment, thieves and other hazards, but having a market of their own is better than trying to sell in markets dominated by men, where they are also hassled by police and municipal authorities.

    Photo by Swati Rastogi


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  • Editor’s notes:

    Swati Rastogi is a graduate student in urban & regional planning, a department in the College of Fine and Applied Arts at Illinois. She was a finalist in the U. of I. Graduate College’s 2019 Research Live! competition.

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