This report is the product of a partnership between the International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School and Nazdeek. The Report provides concrete recommendations to improve access to adequate housing for the poor in Delhi – in particular, recommendations to strengthen accountability and meaningful engagement between the government, slum dwellers, and civil society through enhanced transparency and effective grievance redressal mechanisms. It is informed by the 2015 report of the U.N Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing on the human rights obligations of local and other sub-national governments.
Housing is a core component of the right to an adequate standard of living. Read More.
It is a fundamental right under Article 21 of the Right to Life, observes Supreme Court of India. Read More.
State has to guarantee that the right to health is available, accessible and of high quality. Read More.