This training package provides an introduction to the important, complex, and sometimes daunting theme of improving land governance as a means to enhance gender equality and grassroots participation in land matters.
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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2010Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Ecuador, Colombia
Esta tesis reflexiona en torno a cómo reconstruyen la vida mujeres colombianas en situación de refugio en Ecuador. El trabajo reúne observaciones etnográficas, críticas teóricas así como un análisis sobre la situación de las mujeres colombianas refugiadas o que buscan estar en situación de refugio en el Ecuador, principalmente aquellas que se han asentado en la ciudad de Quito. El propósito es superar la visión del refugiado/a como un “otro”, para pasar a concebirlo como un sujeto fluido e involucrado activamente en la producción de su subjetividad.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2010South America, Brazil
Esta dissertação aborda as imbricações de classe e gênero nos processos organizativos relacionados ao acesso à terra. A pesquisa visou compreender de que forma a participação das mulheres no Movimento de Mulheres Trabalhadoras Rurais tem contribuído para gerar mudanças em relação ao acesso e controle da terra no Sertão Central de Pernambuco, Brasil.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2009Mozambique, Africa
Covers traditional cultural norms and values, including property and inheritance, religion and witchcraft; and learning from good practice, including advocacy, influencing customary legal culture, support services, awareness raising, children’s knowledge and life skills, conclusions and recommendations. Based on studies in Gaza, Manica, Zambezia and Nampula.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2009Africa
Includes the challenges at different levels; some historical trends which have not helped women; some suggested ways forward; all very worthy, but hard to achieve; conclusions from the literature; fighting on the correct battlefield; pragmatic lessons from a book on Eastern Africa; will women lose even more as a result of the biofuel revolution?; women’s land rights in Rwanda.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2009Africa
Contains summaries of presentations by Birgit Englert and Elizabeth Daley, co-editors of a new book, Women’s Land Rights and Privatization in Eastern Africa, and by Sibongile Ndashe on South Africa’s Communal Land Rights Act, and of the subsequent discussion, comments and questions, and a short video presentation by ActionAid.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2009Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Africa
Includes the legal and policy situation relating to women’s land rights in Southern Africa; women farmers speak out on which land rights are being enjoyed, or not; potential springboards to the realisation of women’s land rights; baseline trends and key conclusions; recommended action points.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2009Africa
Covers gender and property rights, the impact of AIDS on property rights, laws, policies and programs to promote widows’ and orphans’ property rights. Includes women and children’s knowledge, life skills and participation. Concludes with lessons and recommendations.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2009Global
This paper will first explain briefly why gendered relations around property rights are an important development and welfare issue. Then it will explore what has happened to women’s rights under agrarian reforms, titling and registration programmes, and land privatization programmes in general. The paper will then briefly describe how women have attempted to respond to threats on their rights. The final section will explore the relation between property rights and access to factor markets, a crucial relation in agricultural production for the market.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2009Global
This quick guide gives a brief over view of the challenges regarding women’s access to land, outlines what needs to be done to increase women’s access to land and provides Sida with some entr y points for supporting processes where women gain access to land