Beginning 2020: Looking Ahead

January 2, 2020

Nearly four years ago, in March 2016, Habitat for Humanity launched our first global advocacy campaign, Solid Ground, in order to change and improve policies and

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A Look Back: Highlights from 2019

December 19, 2019

Another year of the Solid Ground campaign has come and gone. We can’t even begin to touch on all that has been accomplished in 2019, but

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Zambia

Fiscal Year 2019: Our Journey, Successes and Story

December 9, 2019

In talking about Solid Ground, Jenny Williams, the chief executive of Habitat for Humanity Northern Ireland said, “We want to help people understand how many people

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World Habitat Day: Let’s make decent housing for all a reality

October 7, 2019

In 1986, the United Nations designed the first Monday of every October to be commemorated as the World Habitat Day . The core of this day,

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Habitat for Humanity: Property and Partnerships: Empowering Women across the World in Combating Gender Inequality

September 26, 2019

* This blog was first published on the World Urban Campaign webpage . As urbanization gallops through every corner of the world and more and more

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LANDac Annual International Conference on Land Governance

September 19, 2019

In early July 2019, the LANDac, the Netherlands Land Academy, Annual International conference took place in Utrecht, the Netherlands. This conference serves as a forum of

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#ThePowerOf Women’s Land Rights

July 10, 2019

“Making decisions for [women and girls], without us, is making decisions against us.” These are the words of youth leader, Natasha Wang Mwansa, who stood alongside

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Land Offers Opportunity and Possibility: What I’ve learned about land rights

May 16, 2019

In August 2018, I started my internship with Habitat for Humanity’s global advocacy team with little knowledge of land rights. Today, nine months later, I have

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Habitat for Humanity Zambia’s community-led approach to increase women’s land rights

April 25, 2019

Over the past two years, women and men across seven communities in Zambia have gathered in groups of around ten to discuss land rights and issues

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Women’s Access to Land and Housing in Lesotho Research Study Launch

April 18, 2019

Gender issues lie at the cross-section of sustainable development and will be central to the success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Of importance is that

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