We discuss Coronashock and Patriarchy, a study done by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, with Renata Porto Bugni to understand the impact of the pandemic on women and the LGBTQIA+ community.
The call for the mobilization was given by the union, ACORN, which has also started a petition to protect tenants, lodgers and mortgage holders from eviction and debt during the COVID-19 outbreak
Ramona Medina was hospitalized and connected to a respirator after she tested positive for coronavirus. There are more than 1,000 confirmed cases in Buenos Aires’ poor neighborhoods
Serbian housing rights collective Združena Akcija Krov nad Glavom (Joint Action Roof Over Your Head) has initiated a relief campaign for the distribution of food and other essentials to people in distress
The Azania shack dwellers’ settlement of Abahlali baseMjondolo in Durban, was attacked by agents hired by the eThekwini municipality authorities on April 2. 15 shacks were demolished, leaving several people homeless
Members of South Africa’s Shack Dwellers Movement were attacked by a mob of ruling ANC’s supporters after the councilor unfairly allotted the land meant for the community to ANC supporters
As per an analysis by Housing and Land Rights Network, at least 11.3 million people across India are threatened with the risk of eviction and displacement
The inhabitants of the Oasis community in the Moravia neighborhood of Medellin, Colombia, have been living under a bridge ever since a massive fire destroyed their houses in 2017.
5,000 members of the movement marched in Durban on Monday to denounce state repression. Many activists of the movement have been assassinated over the past few years
Dublin and several other cities have been facing an unprecedented housing crisis characterised by flat lining of property prices, rise in house rents, forceful evictions, etc.
S’bu Zikode of the Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa has been forced to hide without access to cellphones and no contact with his family, as have other members of the organization