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  1. Library Resource
    The Islamic Legal Provisions for Women’s Share in the Inheritance System: A Reflection on Malaysian Society
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2014
    Malaysia

    Characterized as divinely ordained, the Islamic law of inheritance defines women’s rights to property of the deceased with specific roles and responsibilities for each individual. Obviously, the Islamic law of inheritance is a major contribution to the legal system of the world, compared to the customary laws in the pre‐Islamic Arab society that denied any proprietary right by way of inheritance to female relatives including daughters.

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    The State of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Sri Lanka

    A Joint Civil Society Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights

    Reports & Research
    April, 2017
    Sri Lanka

    Coming two years after a political transition from post-war authoritarianism, this Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights is framed in the backdrop of two concurrent processes of ‘transformation’ currently underway in Sri Lanka. The first is the process of constitutional reform initiated by the Government that was elected on the platform of restoring democratic, inclusive and accountable governance.

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    WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE 2020 VOLUNTARY NATIONAL REVIEWS (VNRs) AND THE SDG INDICATORS’ GLOBAL DATABASE?

    What can we learn from the 2020 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) and the SDG Indicators’ Global Database?

    Reports & Research
    September, 2020
    Global

    In 2015 we celebrated world leaders’ recognition of the foundational and strategic role that secure land rights for all –women and men, regardless of ethnicity, religion, place of residence, or civil, economic, social, or political status—must play to achieve a world free of poverty, hunger and systemic gender discrimination.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2020
    Peru

    la publicación Mujeres y Territorio. La lucha por el reconocimiento y la participación de las mujeres indígenas, andinas y amazónicas en el Perú, da cuenta de los resultados obtenidos en tres años de intervención (2016-2019) enfocada en generar mejores condiciones de acceso a la toma de decisiones y participación efectiva de las mujeres indígenas en la gobernanza de la tierra y la gestión del territorio, liderada por la Organización Nacional de Mujeres Indígenas Andinas y Amazónicas del Perú (ONAMIAP), con el apoyo de Oxfam en Perú (a través de sus afiliados Oxfam América y Oxfam Quebec).

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Papua New Guinea

    In 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) commissioned a gender assessment of the agriculture and rural sector in Papua New Guinea. The assessment was carried out in consultation with the Women in Agriculture Development Unit (WiADU) of the National Department of Agriculture and Livestock (NDAL), in line with FAO- Papua New Guinea’s continued commitment to support the Government of Papua New Guinea.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Cameroon

    Rapport de l’étude réalisée par le RADD (Réseau des acteurs du développement durable) sur «La responsabilité de grandes sociétés de monoculture agro-industrielle dans les injustices environnementales et sociales que subissent les femmes riveraines»

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Cameroon

    Rapport de l’étude réalisée par le RADD (Réseau des acteurs du développement durable) sur «La responsabilité de grandes sociétés de monoculture agro-industrielle dans les injustices environnementales et sociales que subissent les femmes riveraines»

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    Five Years into the SDGs: Are we on track to deliver the land targets?

    A Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    September, 2020
    Global

    This virtual side event was proposed as part of the 2020 SDG High Level Political Forum which was held from 7th to 16th July 2020. It was organised by the SDG Land Momentum Group, an informal group of civil society organizations and multilateral agencies which advocate the implementation of the land targets of the SDGs and support their monitoring.  

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2020
    Global

    In the six months since the coronavirus began its global spread, more than 15 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and more than 600,000 have perished, causing governments around the world to institute lockdowns and shut down businesses while entire industries have been devastated.

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    SITUACIÓN DE LAS MUJERES CAMPESINAS EN BOLIVIA

    Reports & Research
    July, 2020
    Bolivia

    Informe de Bolivia que hace parte de Serie de informes sobre la situación de las mujeres rurales en los distintos países de la región: datos oficiales, información sobre políticas e institucionalidad, acciones adelantadas por las organizaciones y grupos de mujeres para proteger sus derechos en el mundo rural y recomendaciones a gobiernos, medios de comunicación y sociedad civil.

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