Presenting anti-Eviction Policy Proposal to Urban Stakeholders

On the invitation of the Lagos State Government, SPACES FOR CHANGE|S4C officially presented its plans to draft the Guidelines on Forced Evictions at the Monthly Interactive Session of Stakeholders & Community Development Practitioners in Lagos State held on October 26, 2017. The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Communications and Communities specially invited S4C to the forum. S4C team…

The Demolition of Otodo-gbame Community is Illegal and Must Stop!

SPACES FOR CHANGE (S4C), Centre for Children’s Health, Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), Communities’ Alliance Against Displacement (CAAD), and concerned members of the human rights and legal community in Lagos State, unanimously condemn the continuing attack and demolition of the homes and properties of predominantly urban poor residents of Otodo-gbame community in Eti-Osa Local Government…

Lagos Government Launches ADR Vehicle to Address Badia Forced Evictions

The Lagos State Government has launched an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) vehicle – Communities’ Conflict Resolution Forum (CCRF) –  for resolving the convoluted legal and human rights issues arising from the September 18, 2015 demolition of Badia community, which displaced thousands of families at the peak of torrential rainfall.  The ADR vehicle is an initiative…