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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
The General Assembly of HIC, held in Nairobi on October 10, 2017, had a great participation, good spirit and excellent willingness. The Assembly was attended by 51 participants from 36 organizations and 23 countries. HIC's global struggles for social justice, gender equality, and environmental sustainability, and the defence, promotion and realization of human rights related to housing and land in both rural and urban areas are reflected in the daily work of HIC Members in Africa.
Date published: 01-08-2018



Activists protest against gender violence outside Mexico’s General Prosecutor’s office in Mexico City on July 11, 2017.Pedro Pardo/AFPIn Argentina, "a woman is killed every 30 hours”, reports Telam, the country’s official news agency, based on a report of the Observatorio de Femicidios Marisel Zambrano from the NGO La Casa del Encuentro. From July 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016, 275 women had been killed. The violence that takes place in cities goes beyond robbery and assault,...

Date published: 01-19-2018
The World Social Forum 2018 will take place in Salvador, Bahia, with seminars, plenary sessions, workshops, cultural activities and conferences. It will have marches and acts through the city. It will mobilize solidarity networks of welcome to participants and also the academic community.

Date published: 01-15-2018
Housing is a human rights issue – and 2018 must be the year to address it
Source: Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing,
Homelessness is on the rise, even in the world’s richest countries. If governments are to keep their promise of housing for all by 2030, they need to act immediately.

Date published: 01-12-2018
Participatory budgeting (PB) has been a major innovation in participatory governance worldwide, with more than 3,000 experiences listed across 40 countries. PB has also diversified over its 30 years, with many contemporary experiments (referred to as PBs) only tangentially related to the original project to "radically democratize democracy”. We propose a taxonomy to distinguish the logics currently underpinning PB in practice:political(for radical democratic change), good...

Date published: 01-12-2018
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