Leilani Farha

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.

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Time to recognize the right to life for those living in homelessness and inadequate housing

November 1, 2016
By: Leilani Farha
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An estimated one third of deaths worldwide are linked to poverty and inadequate housing, yet widespread ...