In this blog, the authors argue that the global housing problems are a denial of justice and legal empowerment is a solution to this injustice.
According to the authors, resolving the housing injustice starts with empowering people and communities to know, use and shape the law.
At a time when 1 in 4 people globally lack adequate housing, the importance of community paralegals in supporting communities access justice cannot be understated.
The reflections are drawn from a webinar the authors organised last year as well as their experiences in supporting informal settlement communities in Argentina, Kenya, Mexico and Nigeria.
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Last updated January 30, 2013.
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