This report outlines the value of big data (organic, unstructured data) for monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in relation to women. Research methods included a landscape review, interviews with UN Women and UN Global Pulse experts, and others in international development.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2018Global
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2021Uganda
This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Uganda. This project is implemented by the Global Land Tool Network, faciliated by UN-Habitat, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2021Central America
Desde el asesinato de Berta Cáceres en 2016 hasta el 2021, al menos 21 defensoras de tierra y territorio han sido asesinadas en Mesoamérica. Otras 45 defensoras sufrieron intentos de asesinato. Entre 2016 y 2019, registramos un total de 7141 agresiones, 1 de cada 4 de estas fueron dirigidas a defensoras de tierra y territorio. Casi la mitad de las agresiones ocurrieron en Honduras. La mitad de las agresiones entre 2019 y 2020 fueron realizadas por agentes estatales; las empresas realizaron 3 de cada 10.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2020Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico, Northern America
El monocultivo de la Palma Aceitera ha crecido de manera exponencial en el estado de Chiapas, sobre todo en los últimos 20 años. En la actualidad, conforme datos oficiales, se estima que el 43.74% de palma aceitera sembrada en México, se encuentra en Chiapas. Esta situación, ha traído graves consecuencias para la vida de los pueblos y mujeres indígenas.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2021Rwanda
This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Rwanda. This project is implemented by Kadaster International and IDLO, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018Bhutan
As global inequality is dropping, inequality within countries is rising. The problem of inequality is a cause for concern for nations as it undermines democracy and reduces welfare. Bhutan, a developing country in South Asia, also faces rising inequality. Based on the experience of the kidu system in Bhutan, this paper argues that the system is effective in reducing inequality of opportunity. The kidu functions as a welfare system in Bhutan, and is under the prerogative of the King of Bhutan. The traditional kidu system was reformed by the present monarch of Bhutan in 2006.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017Bhutan
International aid communities have recognized women’s participation in development and the improvement of women’s status in the developing countries as a key issue since the 1960s, and the concept of “Women in Development (WID)” has been emphasised as a development agenda in the 1970s. In the 1980s, with the newly proposed concept of “Gender and Development (GAD)”, an effort for “gender mainstreaming” has been regarded as an effective mean for firmly practicing the GAD approach in the international community.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Bhutan
Given its seemingly beneficial aspects to socioeconomic development and environmental well-being, the legislative reforms initiated under the Land Act of Bhutan, 2007 have raised so much consternation as well as hope in the minds of the Bhutanese people who either depend on livestock husbandry or leasing out such rights to others with livestock and compensated with payment in cash or kind in the form of livestock products.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2020Bhutan
Bhutan’s democracy consolidated further following the third elections to National Council and National Assembly in 2018. In the primary round of National Assembly elections, voters favored a newly established third party, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), followed by the opposition in the last parliament, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT). The incumbent People’s Democratic Party (PDP) failed to advance to the general round.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2018Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, MozambiqueA presente dissertação está inserida na Linha de pesquisa Direito Ambiental, Transnacionalidade e Sustentabilidade e, tem como tema: “Lei de Terras em Moçambique e a necessidade de oportunidades iguais entre homens e mulheres no acesso, uso e aproveitamento de Terra e de recursos naturais”. O objetivo científico é o de compreender os motivos que propiciam as desigualdades de direitos e oportunidades entre homens e mulheres no acesso, uso e aproveitamento da terra e de recursos naturais em Moçambique.
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