This right is recognised every first Monday of October by the United Nations as the World Habitat Day.
It reflects on the state of human settlements and their right to sufficient shelter.
For this year, the World Habitat Day is sharing the date with the International Day of Non-Violence, also observed by the UN.
This day is also a global observance that promotes non-violence through education and public awareness.
It is annually held on October 2 to coincide with renowned Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday