The effect of HIV/AIDS on Africa and the issues it creates for women in African societies, especially unmarried women, is a difficult one that will not soon go away. These two volumes [ The Land and Property Rights of Women and Orphans in the Context of HIV and AIDS : Case Studies from Zimbabwe, and Reclaiming Our Lives: HIV and AIDS, Women’s Land and Property Rights and Livelihoods in Southern and East Africa: Narratives and Responses] are important and useful additions to the literature of the problem and should be found in academic and research collections dealing with the topic
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2006Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Germany, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Malawi, Namibia, Mozambique, Portugal, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2003Angola, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Ireland, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Tanzania, Botswana, Netherlands, Africa
The report summarises the papers, presentations and discussions of a workshop on failures and achievements at securing women’s land rights. In particular, it addresses the following issues: Land rights and legal reforms,legal aid and land administration practice, women's land rights in an HIV/AIDS context,women's land rights from a food security and livelihoods context. Organised by the FAO and Oxfam, the workshop seeks to establish global and multi-sectoral alliances and multiple strategies as a means of breaking out of the present impasse in this matter.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2004Mozambique, Kenya, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Zambia, Australia, India, Malawi, Finland, Africa
Two important resolutions for women were adopted by the United Nations last year. One was the UNHABITAT Resolution on “Women's Role and Rights in Human Settlements Development and Slum Upgrading” and the other was the Commission on Human Rights Resolution on “Women's Equal Ownership, Access to, and Control over Land and the Equal Rights to Own Property and to Adequate Housing”. These resolutions recognised the violation of women's property rights as a violation of fundamental human rights and the UN's commitment to stop such violations.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Improved access to gender-disaggregated data can be a catalyst to improving gender equality and provide opportunities for the so-called “Third Sector” of non-governmental and local organizations, especially those representing women. The Voluntary Guidelines underline that gender equality is at the core of all processes and aspects of tenure governance, including policy formulation, service delivery, and access to legal systems and information.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008United States of America, Kenya, Zambia, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Niger, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Uganda, Japan, Italy, Botswana, Mexico, Norway
This report is based on the proceedings of the Technical Consultation on Gender, Property Rights and Livelihoods in the Era of AIDS, organized by FAO in November 2008. It takes stock of where FAO and its partners are in terms of addressing property rights insecurity and provides a proposed framework through which future action can take place.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2007Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mozambique, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Kenya, Philippines, Nicaragua, Oman, Lesotho, India, Paraguay, Mexico, Cuba
Cette étude propose une analyse de la dimension de genre au sein de la législation relative à l’agriculture et examine le statut juridique des femmes dans trois secteurs clés. Le résultat est une analyse qui identifie les principaux facteurs juridiques et certains facteurs non juridiques ayant une incidence sur l’existence et l’exercice des droits des femmes liés à l’agriculture.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Republic of Korea, Italy, China, Philippines
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Fiji, Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Mali, Guatemala, Peru, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Tunisia, India, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya
This study focuses on the gender dimension of agriculture-related legislation, examining the legal status of women in three key areas. The result is an analysis identifying the main legal and some non-legal factors that affect the existence and exercise of women’s agriculture-related rights.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Burundi, Uganda, Sweden, Norway, Africa
Safeguarding property rights of vulnerable people is an important policy issue, not least in the quest for poverty reduction in poor societies. This issue has become urgent due to recent developments, including the AIDS epidemic, globalization, climate change and other similar social and natural forces. This study sets out to assess the extent to which property and inheritance rights of widows and orphans are violated or protected in the context of HIV and AIDS in two rural communities in Tanzania.
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