Reaching for Solid Ground in 40 countries

August 9, 2018

Habitat for Humanity is working in nearly 70 countries worldwide. In 2016, we launched our first global advocacy campaign, Solid Ground, to advocate for policies and

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The Full Measure of Women’s Access to Property Rights in Uganda

June 22, 2018

How do we measure empowerment? As a concept, it is difficult to quantify. However, there are tangible things in life that make us feel secure in

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Establishment of the Slum Upgrading Unit signals a positive housing policy shift for Liberia

January 16, 2018

Habitat for Humanity International’s (HFHI) engagement with the National Housing Authority (NHA) of Liberia, as part of the five year Liberia Country Program (LCP), has resulted

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Access to Land Lies at the Heart of Ending Poverty

November 10, 2017

Over this weekend, decisions will be made that will influence priorities of governments around the world. In September 2015, at a meeting of the United Nations

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Off to South Africa: Improving Land Governance and Management Conference

October 17, 2017

When I started working for Habitat for Humanity International in early August, I hardly expected my first week to end with a flight to South Africa.

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Which human rights are the most important?

September 25, 2017

Which human rights are the most important? Ask this question in a developed economy and you will likely hear: the right to freedom of speech, religious

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Can the UN system reform how they are helping address housing, slums and urbanization?

September 14, 2017

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban-ki-Moon once stated “Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities.” Yet, while the UN has made rhetorical

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The Future of UN-Habitat

August 25, 2017

In October 2016, the outcome document of the United Nations Habitat III conference, the new global strategy guiding development, housing security, and urbanization, was released. Known

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Partnership for Action Presentations

August 20, 2017

This page contains conference presentations from the Partnership for Action: Improving Land Governance and Management in Africa , 15-17 August 2017. Presentations are listed in

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Disinheritance in Lesotho: A Personal Account from a Solid Ground Advocate

June 21, 2017

In commemoration of International Widows’ Day, I decided to take this opportunity to share my personal story in order to bring attention to disinheritance, which, speaking

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