Women and childrens' insecure rights to property and inheritance in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa is not a new issue. The extended family support systems that used to function as social safety nets for widows and orphaned children have weakened as a consequence of societal changes such as economic development, migration and urbanization. This situation has clearly been exacerbated by the AIDS epidemic. Though prevalence is starting to level off, or even decline, in several high prevalence countries, this comes after years of increasing prevalence.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2009Mozambique, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Brazil, Senegal, Norway, Kenya, Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Honduras, Mali, Namibia, Malawi, Colombia, Nigeria, Portugal, Nicaragua, Uganda, Cameroon, Tanzania, Botswana, India, Senegal, Paraguay, Norway
A través de un análisis conceptual basado en tratados e instrumentos internacionales y dos estudios de países, en este estudio se explora la relación entre los derechos humanos, en especial el derecho a la alimentación adecuada y el acceso a los recursos naturales con un enfoque específico en la tierra.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2009Mozambique, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Australia, Eswatini, Congo, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Senegal, Kenya, Africa
A incerteza dos direitos das mulheres e das crianças à propriedade e heranÃça em muitos países na ÃÂfrica sub sahariana não são um assunto novo. Os sistemas de apoio à família alargada que costumavam funcionar como redes de segurança social para as viúvas e crianças órfãs enfraqueceram como consequência de mudanças na sociedade, tais como desenvolvimento económico, a migração e a urbanização. Esta situação foi claramente exacerbada pela epidemia do SIDA.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Fiji, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Germany, Sri Lanka, Norway, Iceland, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Japan, Italy, Netherlands, India, Maldives, Gabon, Papua New Guinea
This study provides an introduction to the right to food and human rights principles in international law, explores the relationship between international fisheries instruments and the right to food and seeks to identify components that are considered important for the implementation of the right to food in fisheries legislation.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2009Angola, France, Mauritius, Germany, Namibia, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Italy, Papua New Guinea, Norway
The ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF) has been developed over the last decade in response to perceived and actual deficiencies in previous methods of management. The EAF recognizes that fish are only one albeit important part of a much wider ecosystem incorporating an array of physical and biological components that humans interact with and exploit.
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