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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009

    Land is a critical resource in Kenya, having economic, social, political,
    environmental and cultural significance. Kenya’s population continues to rely
    on land for both subsistence and economic activities. In fact, the increase
    of the population from about 20 million people in the 1960s to about 40
    million currently, has put enormous pressure on land. Only a third of Kenya’s
    land is arable while the rest is arid and semi-arid. With most Kenyans still
    living off the land, contestations over access to, control over and ownership

  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2010

    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.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Ecuador, 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.

  4. Library Resource

    uma aproximação a partir das práticas das participantes do Movimento de Mulheres Rurais do Sertão Central de Pernambuco

    Reports & Research
    January, 2010
    South 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2009
    Mozambique, 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.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2009

    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.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2009

    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.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2009
    Zambia, 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.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2009

    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.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Zimbabwe, Africa

    Includes land reform: perpetuating patriarchal land policies?; Fast Track Land Reform: decentralisation or recentralisation?; women’s access to land in the land reform process; constraints faced by women in accessing land; who is pushing the agenda for better access to and utilisation of land for women?; conclusion: women beneficiaries of land reform; recommendations.

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