Land Tenure Rights: A key strategy to guaranteeing the right to housing in Brazil

April 3, 2019

In the center of one of Brazil’s most expensive neighborhoods is a small favela where residents have been fighting and often losing the battle against eviction

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Five principles for securing tenure

March 14, 2019

Secure tenure is one of Solid Ground’s four campaign subthemes. Security of tenure is the right to feel safe in one’s own home and to not

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The Importance of Women's Rights in Land

March 7, 2019

Women’s voices are underrepresented in politics and strategic decision making, meaning that issues disproportionately affecting women require more advocacy, more attention and more awareness raising. Around

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Quem Mora Lá - Trailer

Who Lives There: Documentary about families facing eviction

January 31, 2019

Trailer with English sub-titles here Quem Mora Lá , or Who Lives There , is a feature-length documentary telling the story of families who live in

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Leading the way towards fair rentals in Argentina

December 13, 2018

Habitat para la Humanidad Argentina was part of a consortium of civil organizations promoting a change in rental law, impacting 1 million people living in Buenos

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Housing and Land as a priority for Africa, Caribbean and Pacific states

November 9, 2018

This year, Habitat for Humanity is taking a close look at how the European Union prioritizes issues of land and housing in its development agendas with

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Land Based Financing – Creating value of informal settlements

November 8, 2018

With the aim of promoting sustainable resilience to disasters among urban communities through increased access to secure land tenure, Habitat for Humanity and partners are implementing

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Habitat Brazil’s Innovative Advocacy for Sustainable Urbanization

October 25, 2018

Across downtown neighborhoods in Brazil sit thousands of empty buildings, many abandoned or underused for decades while owing millions in property taxes. Meanwhile, Brazil is facing

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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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