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(ENG) A Message from Huairou Commission
Within the past several years, thanks to the efforts of committed citizens, active women's groups, Cities and UN agencies, the issue of women's safety has been placed on the international urban agenda.
Rwanda Women´s Network 10 years anniversary
The Rwanda Women's Network will be celebrating its Ten Years Anniversary on October 30-31, 2007. Themed, Celebrating Ten years of Community Engagement, Leadership and Action, the Anniversary will be a celebration of RWN's achievements working with grassroots communities. It will also be recognition of the significant role played by our local, regional and international partners over the years.
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
1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005 Project
Millions of women are engaged daily in working for a better future. This innitiative presents 1000 women's stories and struggles.
International Women's Day 2005: Women and Shelter
Women are the primary users of their homes but they are often ignored in all areas related to housing.
Report of activities at the World Social Forum
News from the workshops and the General Assembly
Laos Grassroots Savings Network
Through a horizontal exchnage process with communities in neighbouring Thailand, ACHR has helped develop a savings and credit network in Laos now comprising 6 cities and 6,000 families (in yr 2003).
Latin American Women speak out about their Access to Adequate Housing
AWID Interview to Maria Silvia Emmanuelli.
India,100 women and children evicted from a night shelter in New Delhi
Policemen violently evicted around 40 homeless women and 60 children from the Palika Hostel night shelter in New Delhi, India. The eviction took place despite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh alleged assurances to civil society representatives that the she
International Land and Housing Rights Day, 2004
Are the Cities “Engines of Rural Development” or “Machines that Suck in the Rural Population and its Economic Surplus”?



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