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Local government responsibility and the right to adequate housing

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"SR right to food and on adequate housing - 16th Meeting, 28th Regular Session Human Rights Council

“… Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living & on adequate housing about responsibility of local government for right to adequate housing…”  http://t.co/N0D5t8zpfP

“…Ms. Farha is known as a dynamic and effective advocate for economic, social and cultural rights and for promoting legal protection and access to justice for these rights. She has researched and published widely on issues related to housing rights, including on forced evictions, securing land rights for indigenous peoples, and housing indigenous peoples in cities. As a central dimension in all her activities, she has worked extensively on women’s economic, social and cultural rights, playing a pivotal role in raising awareness about the gender dimensions of these rights. Ms. Farha was also a founding member of the ESCR-Net – an international network of organizations committed to economic, social and cultural rights….”

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RT @CWP_CSP: RT @urbaMonde UN rapportr on adequate housing @leilanifarha abt responsibility of local govments for right 2 #housing http://t.co/N0D5t8zpfP
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