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Women and the Right to Adequate Housing: Connections and Strategies Forward
In his 2005 Report on Women and Adequate Housing the Special Rapportuer notes “the prevalence of certain cultural norms that deprive women of their rights to land, inheritance and property, which in turn prevents them from accessing their right to adequate housing.” The interconnections between land and housing, the extent to which women’s right to adequate housing is dependent on the right to adequate land, and the impact of custom and culture on women’s access and ownership to housing and land were most evident in the testimonies given by local grassroots women at the Pacific Regional Consultations in October 2004.
 
Presentation by the Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing in the Women's Right to Adequate Housing and Land
Miloon Kothari's presentation in Barcelona's seminar
 
International Women's Day
Habitat International Coalition wants to congratulate our friends, organizations and social actors that struggle so that everyone has the right to adequate housing without gender discrimination.
 
International Seminar on Women and Housing Rights: Building Habitat for Human Dignity
Press Release
 
HIC participation at CHR 62
We will be represented at the 62nd session of the Commission on Human Rights and the first session of the new Human Rights Council
 
Latin American Women speak out about their Access to Adequate Housing
AWID Interview to Maria Silvia Emmanuelli.
 
HIC-AL activities in the Social Forum of the Americas
The first Social Forum of the Americas will be held in Quito, Ecuador between 25 - 30 July as part of the process opened in 2001 by the World Social Forum.
 
UN-HABITAT Global Land Tool Network E-Forum
The UN-HABITAT Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) has launched an online discussion to identify a set of criteria that will ensure that large scale land tools address the realities that women face in their daily lives and that these tools include women in their development and implementation.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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