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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2020
    Sierra Leone

    Within the framework of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), this paper summarizes the empirical findings from three sequentially related phases of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) VGGT programme, implemented as a pilot project in 2018. The methodology used relied first on context analysis of the critical aspects influencing and hindering women´s land rights.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2020
    Global

    La terre a toujours été un bien très contesté. Le contrôle des terres et des ressources liées reflète les relations de pouvoir d’une région, d’un pays et constitue un indicateur des injustices sociales existantes. En même temps, ces ressources sont centrales dans la question des droits, des moyens d’existence et de l’identité de petits producteurs alimentaires. Depuis le début, elles ont été au cœur du mouvement pour la souveraineté alimentaire. Ce numéro de la Nyéléni Newsletter est la seconde édition de cette année consacrée au thème de la terre.

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    Medidas estatales frente a impactos diferenciados en las mujeres

    Reports & Research
    August, 2020
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    En el marco del trabajo que realiza el GRGE y el Observatorio Regional, se elabora el presente informe, Género e industrias extractivas en América Latina y el Caribe, para tener una información sistematizada sobre la problemática de la perspectiva de género en el marco de las extractivas con el fin de enriquecer el debate de las principales tendencias en materia de impactos en las mujeres.

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    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.

  5. Library Resource
    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.

  7. 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).

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    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.

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    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»

  10. 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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