Call to take part in the World Social Forum and the World Assembly of InhabitantsRegistration of activities extended until January the 31st of 2015!
Source: No Vox, International Alliance of Inhabitants (IAI) and HIC
Date published: 12-16-2014
CONAIE Indigenous Organization Evicted from Headquarters by Ecuadorian GovernmentThe Ecuadorian government has announced that it is giving an Indigenous organization two weeks to abandon the headquarters it has held for almost a quarter of a century. A December 11 letter from the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion informed the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) that it needed their building to use as a center for homeless children addicted to drugs and alcohol. The CONAIE leadership says that they will refuse to leave. They...
Source: Marc Becker, Upside Down World
Date published: 12-23-2014
HIC General Secretariat Season's Greetings...
Date published: 12-22-2014
Study: Eviction Rates for Black Women on Par With Incarcerations for Black MenA MacArthur Foundation study shows that black women in low-income neighborhoods are more likely to be evicted from their homes.
Source: Erin C. J. Robertson, the Root
Date published: 12-22-2014Land rights play a crucial role in agricultural development and inclusive growth, but in many countries in Africa, women lose out from patriarchal legal and cultural traditions. How can these practices be changed to benefit everyone?
Date published: 12-17-2014