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Recognize, Prioritize, Formalize Grassroots Caregivers from Huairou Commission on Vimeo.

This video tells the story of 18 African women traveling to Washington, D.C. for the International AIDS Conference in July 2012. These women take care of neighbors and community members suffering from HIV/AIDS. They belong to our Home-Based Care Alliance, representing over 31,000 volunteer caregivers in 11 African countries.

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July 22, 2016

Surabaya, Indonesia. A multi-regional 18-person delegation of grassroots leaders and partners from the Huairou Commission network has arrived for the Third Preparatory Committee (PrepCom3) of the Habitat III Conference in Surabaya. Next week, they will share messages and examples to underscore the importance of women's land tenure security, economic opportunities, and community-led settlements and basic service upgrading, for improving the quality of life for grassroots women and their families for years to come. The delegation will deliver pledges from the communities to actively support the implementation of these policies; they will additionally meet with and press government representatives to recognize and organized groups of grassroots women, informal settlement dwellers, and informal workers as key stakeholder groups empowered as full partners in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.

To find out more about the network's activities at PrepCom3, see the events calendar below.  All attendees are invited to meet our delegation and join us at side events and the Women’s Caucus held daily in Room Crystal 4 of the Convention and Exhibition Hall Grand City Convex Surabaya (Monday 7:45–8:45am, Tuesday 7:15–8:15am, Wednesday 7:15–8:15am).