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There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside you

by Celeste Sangster

I was three and a half when dad died. Mum didn’t know how to cope and my relationship with her has been diffic…

Constructing Labour Communities: Making life better for labourers in India

by Jennifer Line

Every year almost all the projects submitted to the World Habitat Awards reinforce my passion about housing ri…

Indigenous people’s fight for land rights is a fight for all of us

by Jelly Moring

The scale of hardship that millions of indigenous peoples face across the world is staggering. They have been …

Setting the global agenda for community-led housing

by Mariangela Veronesi

Some rooms just feel like they’re filled with so much inspiration, knowledge and passion. We were very lucky t…

Solutions are possible when people work together

by Jennifer Line

The World Habitat Awards 2018 have already shown us a world full of possibilities. It is impossible not to be …

Doing right by the left out

by David Montague

David Montague is Chief Executive at L&Q, one of the UK’s largest housing associations. The report L…

Time to end LGBTQ+ discrimination in housing

by Mariangela Veronesi

A few years ago my sister was telling me that she was keen to volunteer for the Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT) …

A human connection

by Celeste Sangster

Sekou* first came to Europe 15 years ago to buy clothes, which he planned to take back to his home country of …

New graduates who want to save the world – do not give up

by Lorena de Ferrá

Life is a result of coincidences that you never know whether to attribute to randomness or to the existence of…

Should we give to people who beg?

by Celeste Sangster

This winter’s freezing temperatures brought homelessness to the headlines.  The number of people recorded dyin…