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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2014
    Uganda

    Full citation: Doss, C., Meinzen-Dick, R., and Bomuhangi, A. (2014). “Who Owns the Land? Perspectives from Rural Ugandans and Implications for Large-Scale Land Acquisitions.” Feminist Economics, 20(1), 76-100. - This article is based on a 2008–09 study of land tenure in Uganda. It analyzes how different definitions of land ownership – including household reports, existence of ownership documents, and rights over the land – provide very different indications of the gendered patterns of land ownership and rights.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2011
    Ethiopia, Tanzania, Peru, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia

    Full citation: Deininger, K., Selod, H. and Burns, A., THE LAND GOVERNANCE ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK - IDENTIFYING AND MONITORING GOOD PRACTICES IN THE LAND SECTOR (World Bank 2011).

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2010
    Uganda

    Property Rights and Gender: A Training Toolkit (contains 5 modules)

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2006
    Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Eswatini

    Abstract: Property-grabbing from widows and orphans began long before the HIV and AIDS pandemic. However, the scale of HIV infection rates, stigmatisation, and the social and economic vulnerability of widows and orphans have worsened the situation. Targets of psychological and physical harassment, dispossessed of their property and evicted form their homes, women and children are left destitute. Too often, the personal stories of both hardship and resilience in the face of adversity are lost in the statistics and dry overviews of national policies and epidemiological trends.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 1994
    Asia

    Abstract: This paper focuses on a much neglected issue: the links between gender inequities and command over property. It outlines why in rural South Asia, where arable land is the most important form of property, any significant improvement in women's economic and social situation is crucially tied to their having independent land rights. Better employment opportunities can complement but not substitute for land. But despite progressive legislation few South Asian women own land; even fewer effectively control any. Why?

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2016
    Namibia, Ghana, Peru, Kyrgyzstan, China, India

    The aims to understand how formalizing or securing rights to collectively held lands can affect women and men differently and how projects and interventions can best address gender differences. It synthesizes findings from six case studies – from China, Ghana, India, the Kyrgyz Republic, Namibia, and Peru – that assess interventions to strengthen collective tenure and ensure that both women and men benefit from the improved land tenure security.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2004
    Rwanda, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Ethiopia, Botswana, Nigeria, Eswatini

    Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) Report

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