In this report, the COHRE Women and Housing Rights Programme (WHRP) documents the fact that under both statutory and customary law, the overwhelming majority of women in sub-Saharan Africa (regardless of their marital status) cannot own or inherit land, housing and other property in their own right.
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Library ResourceJanuary, 2004Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Eswatini, Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Sub-Saharan Africa