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  1. Library Resource
    An Introduction to Housing and Land Laws in Sri Lanka
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Sri Lanka

    ABSTRACTED FROM INTRODUCTION: 

    In pursuing its aim to develop housing rights jurisprudence in Sri Lanka and in building the capacity of practising lawyers in the field of housing rights, COHRE Sri Lanka initiated a research project on housing and land laws in Sri Lanka. This publication is based on the findings of this project and is intended to provide an introduction to Sri Lanka’s housing and land laws. Its detailed analysis is confined to the main laws relating to land and housing.

  2. Library Resource
    Inheritance Rights of Children Sri Lanka
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Sri Lanka

    ABSTRACTED FROM INTRODUCTION: 

    This report provides an in depth analysis of the inheritance rights of children in Sri Lanka. Chapter 2 looks at inheritance rights of children from a human rights perspective. It examines the international human rights instruments which guarantee the right to adequate housing of children and which aim to protect their inheritance rights. It analyses the essential components of the right to adequate housing and looks at Sri Lanka’s obligations to protect and promote these rights.

  3. Library Resource
    Social Institutions and Gender Index 2014-Synthesis
    Reports & Research
    November, 2014
    Philippines

    Discrimination against women and girls carries a high development cost. This
    third edition of the SIGI captures and measures gender-based discrimination in social
    institutions
    − social norms, practices and laws
    − across 160 countries. It exposes the
    ongoing prevalence of discrimination in all regions of the world and across all cultures
    irrespective of their levels of income or development. The 2014 edition of the SIGI
    testifies to the global nature of gender inequality but provides evidence that national

  4. Library Resource
    Equity @resourceequity-womens-land-conference-2015
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2015
    Philippines

    This paper was prepared for presentation at the “2015 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty” in Washington DC last March 23-27, 2015 by Violeta P. Corral of the National Confederation of Small Farmers and Fishers Organizations (PAKISAMA), Philippines.

    The Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC) project was jointly implemented by PAKISAMA and Asian Farmers Association (AFA), support by the International Land Coalition (ILC).

  5. Library Resource
    Les pêcheries africaines en besoin de réformes pour renforcer la résilience post Covid-19 (étude)
    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Africa, Djibouti, Kenya, Ghana, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal

    La pandémie de Covid-19 est sans aucun doute l’événement majeur de santé publique qui a marqué les êtres humains, les sociétés et les esprits dans le monde entier et particulièrement l’Afrique. Tous les gouvernements ont adopté des mesures de santé publique, notamment le confinement et d’autres mesures exceptionnelles dans le cadre de l’état d’urgence sanitaire, pour réduire la propagation du virus. La chute soudaine de l’activité humaine a des conséquences sur l’environnement, et l’utilisation/exploitation des ressources naturelles, notamment la pêche.

  6. Library Resource
    review of selected land law

    Discussion Paper in the context of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure (VGGT)

    Reports & Research
    October, 2014
    Philippines

    This discussion paper on the “VGGT and National Policies on the Governance of Tenure”3
     has
    been commissioned by the Asian NGO Coalition (ANGOC) as a member of the Philippine
    Development Forum – Working Group on Sustainable Rural Development (PDF-SRD).4 This
    paper examines national policies as embodied in the 1987 Philippine Constitution and the
    major land and natural resource laws passed by the Philippine legislature. This research is
    supported by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

  7. Library Resource
    Philippines_ land governance

    Implementation of the Land Governance Assessment Framework

    Reports & Research
    August, 2013
    Philippines

    Land is considered a vital resource for any nation. It serves as the platform for carrying out

    social, cultural and economic activities. Access to land is an important means for promoting

    growth and equity and achieving social justice in many countries. The process by which

    decisions are made regarding access to and use of land, the manner in which those decisions are

    implemented and the way that conflicting interests in land are reconciled are crucial in

    determining whether the country has what it takes to derive the desired benefits from this

  8. Library Resource
    On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held Lands
    Reports & Research
    February, 2021
    Africa, Mexico, Indonesia

    Sustainable land governance requires that all members of a community, both women and men, have equal rights and say in decisions that affect their collectively-held lands. Unfortunately, women around the world have less land ownership and weaker land rights than men – but this can change, and this report shows ways how that can be done.

  9. Library Resource
    On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held Lands
    Reports & Research
    February, 2021
    Africa, Mexico, Indonesia

    La gobernanza sostenible de la tierra requiere que todos los miembros de una comunidad, tanto mujeres como hombres, tengan los mismos derechos y voz en las decisiones que afectan a sus tierras de propiedad colectiva. Lamentablemente, las mujeres de todo el mundo tienen menos  tierra en propiedad y derechos más débiles que los hombres, pero esto puede cambiar, y este informe muestra cómo hacerlo.

  10. Library Resource
    Shining a Spotlight

    A critical assessment of food and beverage companies’ delivery of sustainability commitments

    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Global

    From 2013 to 2016, Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign called on the world’s 10 biggest food and beverage companies to adopt stronger social and environmental sourcing policies and spurred significant commitments on women’s empowerment, land rights and climate change. Now, as the coronavirus pandemic worsens inequality and food insecurity around the world, we assess whether the companies have taken meaningful steps to implement the commitments they made in response to the campaign.

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