Habitat promotes disaster-resilient construction methods in the Caribbean

October 12, 2018

En Español October 13 is International Day for Disaster Reduction, established by the United Nations to promote a global culture of disaster reduction, including

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Land and Conflict: Lessons from the Field on Conflict Sensitive Land Governance and Peace Building

September 6, 2018

Land is often a critical aspect of conflict: it may be a root cause or trigger conflicts or may become an issue as the conflict progresses.

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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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Proyecto por los derechos a la tierra de las mujeres en Bolivia - iniciado en 2013 y revisado en 2018

June 14, 2018

Aproximación al proyecto El proyecto “Mejorando el acceso a la tierra urbana y derechos de propiedad de mujeres y familias excluidas en Bolivia” desarrollado en

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2013 Project for Womens Land Rights in Bolivia — Revisited in 2018

June 14, 2018

Approach The project "Improving Access to Urban Land and Property Rights of Excluded Women and Families in Bolivia", developed in the city of Cochabamba, strengthened

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Taking a Stand Against Forceful Evictions

March 29, 2018

In Brazil, the International Tribunal for Evictions held its 7th session during the World Social Forum and called out human rights violations in evictions across the

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How to Understand Land Conflicts: A Report from Latin America and the Caribbean

March 26, 2018

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

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Expanding Impact through Construction and Policy in Chile

January 9, 2018

As a member of Habitat for Humanity’s Government Relations and Advocacy — known as the GRA team — I serve as the project manager of Habitat

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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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Reducing Risk to Disasters by Securing Land Tenure: A Case Study in Portmore, Jamaica

October 11, 2017

Since 2015, Habitat for Humanity has been implementing a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) pilot project called BRACED (Building Resilience and Capacities for Emerging Disasters) in the

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