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    Impact of the Land Reform on the Land Rights and Economic Poverty Reduction of the Majority Rural Women Who Depend on Land for their Livelihood cover image

    RISD and IS accademy study in Rwanda

    Reports & Research
    December, 2011

    This study was conducted by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD) under the funding of the IS-academy in partnership with the Netherlands Government, as part of their research program on “Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development” of which the guiding question is “the link between land governance, sustainable development and poverty alleviation”.

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    Securing Rights for Better Lives

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2011
    Eastern Africa, Global, Tanzania, Cameroon, Colombia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda

    Here it is an important book on Women's Land Rights, published by the International Development Research Centre.

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    A survey on the impact of forced eviction on women in Phnom Penh

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011

    You can find below, attached, a new report from the Centre On Housing Rights & Evictions (COHRE) - Asia on women's land and housing rights in Phnom Penh. Authors identify 11 recommendations for the Royal Government of Cambodia and 7 for NGOs. The report is based on a survey of 742 women interviewed, representing approxitemely 10 percent of the affected families in 74 communities threatened with forced evictions in Phnom Penh.

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    Africa, Eastern Africa

    [From] In September 2010, in Nairobi, Kenya, IDRC hosted the policy symposium, Gendered Terrain: Women's Rights and Access to Land in Africa. At this symposium, researchers from across Africa shared their findings and engaged with policymakers. These 11 short videos present valuable insight from some of the symposium's participants.

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    New report on women's land rights in Cambodia from Amnesty International

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011

    Few days after an important report from the Center on Housing Rights and Evicitions (COHRE) on women's land and housing rights in Phnom Penh, another report on forced evictions in Cambodia, this time from Amnesty International and focused on rural areas. This publication tells the stories of five cambodian women who have faced or resist forced eviction from their homes and land.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2009
    Asia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

    This is a 2009 study undertaken by the Rural Development Institute, now Landesa, and authored by Elisa Scalise. It focuses on six South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) and addresses both formal and customary laws and pratices governing women's inheritance rights.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2011

    [From CIFOR] This article explores the effects that gender composition of forest user groups has on property rights and forestry governance, based on data from 290 forest user groups in Kenya, Uganda, Bolivia, and Mexico. Findings indicate gender composition of user groups is important, but not always in the expected ways.

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    Legislation & Policies
    January, 2011
    Southern Africa

    We the Rural Women’s Assembly of Southern Africa, meeting in Durban on the event of the 17th Conference of Parties of the UNFCCC in Durban from 30 November to 5 December 2011 demand that governments take the following immediate steps to address the clear and present danger posed to rural communities by the climate crisis.

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