Leilani Farha is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing. She is also the Executive Director of the NGO Canada Without Poverty, based in Ottawa, Canada. A lawyer by training, for the past 20 years Ms. Farha has worked both internationally and domestically on the implementation of the right to adequate housing for the most marginalized groups.Espanol | French |
Time to recognize the right to life for those living in homelessness and inadequate housing
An estimated one third of deaths worldwide are linked to poverty and inadequate housing, yet widespread homelessness and inadequate housing are rarely regarded ...