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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Global

    Gender equity is a matter of fundamental human rights and social justice, as well as a pre-condition for sustainable development. The empowerment of women and gender equity has been recognized as a significant driver of development, enhancing the effectiveness of programs, projects, and initiatives.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2013
    Central African Republic, Norway

    This study explores the impact of changes in land tenure institutions on women's land rights and the efficiency of tree resource management in Western Ghana. We find that customary land tenure institutions have evolved toward individualized systems to provide incentives to invest in tree planting. However, contrary to the common belief that individualization of land tenure weakens women's land rights, these have been strengthened through inter vivos gifts and the practice of the Intestate Succession Law.

  3. Library Resource
    On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held Lands
    Reports & Research
    February, 2021
    Africa, Mexico, Indonesia

    Sustainable land governance requires that all members of a community, both women and men, have equal rights and say in decisions that affect their collectively-held lands. Unfortunately, women around the world have less land ownership and weaker land rights than men – but this can change, and this report shows ways how that can be done.

  4. Library Resource
    On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held Lands
    Reports & Research
    February, 2021
    Africa, Mexico, Indonesia

    La gobernanza sostenible de la tierra requiere que todos los miembros de una comunidad, tanto mujeres como hombres, tengan los mismos derechos y voz en las decisiones que afectan a sus tierras de propiedad colectiva. Lamentablemente, las mujeres de todo el mundo tienen menos  tierra en propiedad y derechos más débiles que los hombres, pero esto puede cambiar, y este informe muestra cómo hacerlo.

  5. Library Resource
    September, 2020

    A nine-minute video. Most rural people in Uganda have rights to their rural land through customary tenure arrangements;representing 75-80% of land holdings: but only 15-20% of the land is formally registered. Often women;especially widows;experience land grabbing;arbitrary eviction and poor access to justice. GLTN and others are working to help vulnerable smallholder farmers in South Western and Elgon regions through the implementation of a ‘Securing Land Tenure for Improved Food Security in select areas in Ugandaproject. The video illustrates some of this work.

  6. Library Resource
    wrm bulletin

    WRM Bulletin 254 – Jan/Feb 2021

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2021
    Mozambique, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Liberia, Nigeria, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand

    The articles in this Bulletin are written by the following organizations and individuals: National Coordinator for the Defense of the Mangrove Ecosystem (C-CONDEM), Ecuador; Yayasan Pusaka Bentala Rakya (Bentala Raya Heritage Foundation), Indonesia; Venezuelan Observatory of Political Ecology and members of the WRM international secretariat in close collaboration with several allies who are part of grassroots groups in different countries.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2021
    Africa

    For the past few decades, efforts to strengthen women’s land rights in many sub-Saharan African countries have primarily focused on a single approach: systematic registration through individual/joint certification or titling. While registration — individually or with a spouse — may support tenure security in specific contexts, the sheer complexity of land governance practices and tenure arrangements across the continent (both formal and customary) often render an emphasis on systematic titling inadequate.

  8. Library Resource
    Tendencia en defensoras de tierra, territorio y justicia.
    Reports & Research
    August, 2021
    Central 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.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    Kazakhstan

    This assessment reviews ADB’s experiences in implementing gender mainstreaming in its portfolio in recent years. The assessment method has two main components. The first is a review of the status of gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country, based on a literature review, key statistics, policy documents, and key informant interviews. The second analyzes the achievements and challenges in mainstreaming gender equality in ADB’s programs and operations, and recommends the way forward to improve outcomes.

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