Proceedings of the Pacific Regional Consultation on Womens Rights to Adequate Housing and Land
Read Online

Proceedings of the Pacific Regional Consultation on Womens Rights to Adequate Housing and Land in cooperation with the UN special rapporteur on adequate housing, Nadi, Fiji, 12 to 15 October, 2004 by Pacific Regional Consultation on Women"s Rights to Adequate Housing and Land (2004 Nadi, Fiji)

  • 974 Want to read
  • ·
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Housing and Land Rights Network, Habitat International Coalition, South Asia Regional Programme in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Women"s rights -- Pacific Area -- Congresses,
  • Women -- Housing -- Pacific Area -- Congresses,
  • Right of property -- Pacific Area -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesOur land, our homes, our culture, our human rights.
Statement[Alison G. Aggarwal ; editors, Shivani Chaudhry, Previn Waran].
ContributionsAggarwal, Alison Gita., Chaudhry, Shivani., Waran, Previn., Pacific Regional Human Rights Education Resource Team., Housing and Land Rights Network. South Asia Regional Programme.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23699121M
ISBN 108190256912
ISBN 109788190256919
LC Control Number2009346833

Download Proceedings of the Pacific Regional Consultation on Womens Rights to Adequate Housing and Land


adequate housing' or protection from ‘forced eviction’7. The human rights infusion into land rights debates has provided normative depth and sophistication, clarification of expectations and standards relating to land rights as well as strategies in seeking formulations of accountability and Size: KB. Women’s equal rights to access, own and control land, adequate housing and property are firmly recognized under international law. 7 However, at country level, the persistence of. for housing to be te. An international housing NGO, Habitat International Coalition-Housing and Land Rights Network, has identified a further six elements, which are extremely useful in understanding what the right to adequate housing actually could mean in any given case. Entitlements under the Right to Adequate Housing Size: KB. Habitat International Coalition/Housing and Land Rights Network - Middle East and North Africa, another member of ESCR-Net, is a valuable resource on issues related to the human right to adequate housing and land. The shared mission of the Housing and Land Rights Network is “to reach the fuller realization of human dignity and human development toward respect, defense, promotion and.

Women and Housing Rights – A Legal Overview. Actions to be taken at the national and international levels, by Governments, regional and international organizations, including the UN system, and international financial institutions and other actors, include: Women and the right to adequate housing and to land and property.().   Displaced persons face particular difficulties in housing, land and property (HLP) rights. Many have lost their homes and were forced to flee. Finding shelter in displacement can be one of the toughest challenges. When they return after conflict ends, they may find their homes destroyed or occupied by others. bouring countries. Regaining or accessing housing, land and property is one of the most important steps towards achieving a durable solution. Women’s housing, land and property rights are recognised in Afghanistan’s constitution and its civil code, as well as in Shari’a. However in reality women continue to face discriminatory cultural norms. In these ways, secure land rights for women have the potential to transform the lives of women, their families, and their communities. International human rights law and CEDAW in particular, have a critical role to play in tackling these issues. Women ˇs equal rights to land are well-established in international human rights laws andFile Size: KB.

Consultation. Prior to the Consultation, a survey of HIV-related legal services was circulated to the participants and other informants. The Background Paper in Annex I contains a summary of relevant international and regional commitments and recommendations on HIV and access to justice, along with the results of the survey. The Pacific Regional Rights Resource Team is profoundly grateful to Imrana Jalal for generously allowing us to update her excellent publication, Law for Pacific Women: A Legal Rights Handbook (). We hope that this publication does justice to Imrana’s landmark work in the area of women’s rights in . The Office of Human Rights Proceedings can provide free legal representation to people wanting to bring unlawful discrimination proceedings in the Human Rights Review Tribunal, as well as interference with privacy proceedings. E/CN.4//43 page 2 Summary The Commission on Human Rights, by its resolution /49 on “Women’s equal ownership of, access to and control over land and the equal rights to own property and toFile Size: 99KB.