People in the favelas found their voice protesting the games' broken promises.
As the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) approaches, the inclusion of
In order to ensure maximum usage of the sack, she grows some crops on the sides of the bag. “Usually the crops with big roots
Researchers asked the young people how they felt about their physical environment and whether they felt they had positive
Too many transportation initiatives focus on cars and highways, thus favoring the rich and the middle class. But there are ways to provide safer, more affordable, eco-friendly and reliable transportation to the poor in the Global South, as the following examples demonstrate.
Urban poverty in the Global South does not occur in a vacuum: many of the urban poor are recent migrants from rural areas who have come to the city in search of a better life.
In 1970, when America celebrated its first Earth Day, hybrid cars and eco-friendly light bulbs weren't even a blip on the
Security of Tenure for the Urban Poor: A Critical Tool for Sustainable Social and Community Resilience
Nairobi is a thriving metropolis that unfortunately suffers from high levels of inequality and violence. Sixty-five percent of the city's population of 4 million lives in the highly marginalized densely populated slums of the city. In 2007, something remarkable happened.
Four Innovative Ways Mobile Phones Are Saving the Lives of the Urban Poor: Examples from Nairobi, Mumbai, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro
In the developing world, mobile phones are both ubiquitous and relatively affordable. They're also being put to work in more innovative ways that magnify their impact on the lives of the urban poor.
As a minister, I proposed the draft law on domestic violence in Parliament, negotiated an international agreement with Thailand
Over the last decade, much of the conversation surrounding poverty in America has focused on the urban poor. But according