The discussion is now closed
This online discussion is exploring two main questions:
- How can customary law and governance institutions be strengthened to ensure social inclusion, secure community access to land and effective management of natural resources?
- How can these institutions best be protected against corrupt and authoritarian leadership and capture by local elites and global business partners?
This online discussion aims to facilitate inclusive exchange of opinion and information on the state of land rights of women in India, the legal, institutional framework and socio-cultural factors affecting women’s equitable land tenure rights, good practices/innovations around women’s land tenure rights by Government/NGO and challenges and opportunities towards realization of gender equitable land tenure by 2030. It will analyze the status of data availability and accessibility around women land rights in India with available information from different sources along with an assessment of
From 13-27 February 2017, the Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG) project and the Land Portal co-facilitated an online dialogue on the Recognition of Customary Tenure in the Mekong Region.