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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A Celebration of International Women's Day

March 7, 2018

Today holds significance for many reasons, and rightly so — today is International Women’s Day. With thoughtful intentionality, we chose to launch the first global advocacy campaign of Habitat for Humanity on this exact day two years ago.

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Solid Ground's World Bank Land & Poverty Conference Engagement

February 28, 2018

From March 19-23, 2018 people from around the world will gather in Washington, DC for the 19th annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty: Land

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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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Creating "Solid Ground" for Gender Equality in Land Access

December 20, 2017

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

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The Road to Solid Ground: Global Advocacy Campaign Mid-way Point

December 15, 2017

It can be challenging to understand, study and address land rights worldwide, yet we know that access to land and housing lie at the heart of

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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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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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