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Solid Ground is a global advocacy campaign of Habitat for Humanity to improve access to land for shelter.
The world today is facing an unprecedented housing and land rights crisis. Approximately 1.6 billion people are considered to be inadequately housed, while one hundred million
Despite the fact that women represent about half of the global population, produce the majority of global food supply, and perform 60% to 80% of the
Since the 1980s, Brazil has been improving its institutional and legal frameworks in alignment with the international human rights framework, moving towards tackling inequalities in urban
Land is at the heart of the New Urban Agenda. We know its importance: in order to build strong, safe communities, residents must have access to
March 8th marks the first anniversary of the Solid Ground campaign. Known as the "paper anniversary" in many countries, the first anniversary is traditionally celebrated with
After more than two years of intensive advocacy, policy discussions, knowledge sharing, tense negotiations, logistical nightmares, and a push for the inclusion of multiple stakeholders, a
Forty years ago, Habitat for Humanity was founded in rural Georgia, a state in the Southeast United States. The organization was founded on the belief that
In Brazil, the great legacy of the FIFA World Cup was not sustainable development or better livelihoods for its population. Rather, the event left behind debt,
In major Brazilian cities, favelas that lack safety, economic stability, basic water and sanitation services, and secure tenure stand as testaments to issues like overcrowding and housing deterioration...