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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2012Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012Southern Asia, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa, South-Eastern Asia, Guatemala, Indonesia, China, Nigeria, Yemen
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsOctober, 2012Bangladesh
Uttaran is the pioneer leading national non-government to promote rights for landless people of Bangladesh since 1985. As part of its activities under land less people and state land settlement, it has already piloted the participatory land less selection process and state land identification. The process has been accelerated with number of communication materials such as posters, leaflets and brochures. This poster has described the discrimination between men and women during state land allocation and also promote advocacy agenda with government.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2012Global
Property rights to land represent the key institutional asset on which rural people build their livelihoods. In fact, in many countries, landlessness is the best predictor of poverty. The nature of farmers’ property rights to land substantially impacts their willingness and ability to adopt productivity-enhancing inputs and investments.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2012Global
In view of the 2012 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women’s thematic focus on rural women’s empowerment, the gender team at the Development Centre has launched an issues paper, “Do discriminatory social institutions matter for food security?”.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Global
In the present report, submitted to the Human Rights Council in accordance with Council resolution 13/4, the Special Rapporteur on the right to food discusses the threats to women's right to food, identifying the areas that demand the most urgent attention. The report examines successively the obstacles women face in access to employment, social protection and the productive resources needed for food production, food processing and value chain development.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2012Bangladesh
We use data from the 2007 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey to examine the relationship between women’s status and nutrition in Bangladesh using indicators of empowerment such as mobility, decisionmaking power, and attitudes toward verbal and physical abuse. We also examine the role of variables reflecting maternal education and height, in relation to child nutrition. All models control for age and sex of the child, household wealth, and region.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2012Zambia
Most women in Zambia do not enjoy the same land rights as men. Zambia’s Lands Act provides support for women who hold statutory land, but the law does not apply to customary land. Most land is held under custom and most customary tenure systems do not provide women with significant land rights — even when they do, traditional institutions often do not effectively implement the rules.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2012Africa
Stresses the growing body of evidence illustrating the positive correlation between secure land rights and food security and nutrition. Also looks at constraints to secure land rights for women. Enforcement of laws can be challenging. Women’s access to land through the state or the market is often limited.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2012Africa
Includes why are these issues especially poignant for women?, softening the blow while tightening the wrench, a question of ownership – women and land in Africa, the realities of customary land and the rights of women, land rights – moving beyond the individual claim.
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