Tunisia street vendors face uncertain future

With almost a quarter of the population out of work, illegal street stalls have become a lifeline for many families.

    Since the revolution in Tunisia, informal trade has increased now making up almost half of the country's economy.

    With almost a quarter of the population out of work, illegal street stalls have become a lifeline for many families. 

    The government is trying to regulate the sector, making the vendors pay taxes. 

    Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Tunis.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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