Housing (Right to adequate)

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ESCR-Net member, the Socio-Economic Rights Institute, published a research report aiming to provide a comprehensive analysis of the jurisprudence on...

In September, the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR) issued historic recommendations, finding Spain in violation of the right to housing, in the first case...

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Leilani Farha, and the Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS) concluded today in Buenos Aires an international expert consultation...

The National Fisheries Solidarity Movement (NAFSO) of Sri Lanka, together with Internally Displaced People (IDP) of Jaffna, have released the report...

On September 17, 2015, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) published its first recommendations in response to an individual complaint, regarding a violation of the right to housing, under the Optional Protocol to the...

Over the last decade, the legal opportunities for claiming economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights have greatly increased in many parts of Africa. This can be seen in the growing use of litigation strategies amongst civil society, increased legal mobilisation of...

Habitat International Coalition (HIC) and their allies in Egypt are seeking letters of solidarity to condemn gross violations of human rights....

From 26 to 28 August, 2015, the Women and ESCR Working Group held an international strategy meeting to promote women's ESCR in Montevideo, Uruguay. The meeting – “Advancing Women’s ESCR: Alternative Visions of Development, Land and Property Rights”...

Please download the full report here. Also available in Spanish ...

TO: Hon. Benigno Simeon Aquino III, President, Government of the Philippines CC: Hon. Jejomar Binay, Vice President, Republic of the Philippines. Chairman, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council\ Hon. Laarni Cayatano, Mayor, City Government of Taguig Hon. Loreta Anne Rosales, Chair,...