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The Right to Adequate Housing: Fact Sheet No. 21/Rev.1; - Cover image
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The Right to Adequate Housing: Fact Sheet No. 21/Rev.1;
OHCHR, UN-HABITAT
International human rights law recognizes everyone’s right to adequate housing. This Fact Sheet explains what the right to adequate housing is, illustrates what it means for specific individuals and groups, and elaborates upon States’ related obligations.
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Forced Evictions: Fact Sheet No. 25/Rev.1 cover image
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Forced Evictions: Fact Sheet No. 25/Rev.1
OHCHR, UN-HABITAT
This Fact Sheet examines the prohibition on forced evictions under the international human rights framework, specific obligations of States and others to refrain from and prohibit forced evictions, and how, when violations of rights and obligations do occur, there can be accountability and remedies.
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