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  1. Library Resource
    Documentos de política y resúmenes
    Agosto, 2015
    Rwanda

    Before 1999, land rights in Rwanda were governed by three regimes: customary
    (traditional) law, colonial laws still in effect, and laws enacted after independence. In each of
    these, men were privileged in ownership and control of land whereas women were excluded
    or had fewer rights.
    The 1999 Succession Law restructured and harmonized land ownership in Rwanda,
    superseding all prior legislation. A significant portion of these changes related to gender
    equality. Equal rights to umunani (umunani or ascending partition is an act accomplished by

  2. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Octubre, 2015
    Rwanda

    Between October 2014 and October 2015, Radio Ishingiro with the support of USAID
    Land Project implemented a Communications Campaign focused on influencing the
    attitudes and mindsets of men and boys about gender-equal land rights to overcome
    traditional norms and beliefs that hinder women from exercising their rights to land. In
    particular, the campaign focused on overcoming traditional beliefs and norms that
    hinder women from exercising their rights to inter vivos gifts of land (“umunani”)1
    , land

  3. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Febrero, 2015
    Rwanda

    In Africa, land has an emotional and mystical value beyond the economic consideration and
    represents the social security and the continuity and independence of a family. In much of rural
    Africa, land constitutes the primary source from which millions of people derive their daily
    livelihoods (Bhandari 2001)
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    . In sub-Saharan Africa, women contribute between 60-80% of labor
    used to produce food for both household consumption and sale to agricultural production while
    women’s access to and control over land in Africa remains minimal (FAO, 1998).

  4. Library Resource
    Documentos de política y resúmenes
    Agosto, 2012
    Rwanda

    This brief discusses a pilot intervention in Rwanda led by the Belgian
    NGO, RCN Justice & Démocratie, with support from the International
    Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the Belgian Government. A
    more detailed and complete discussion of the pilot is given in Lankhorst
    and Veldman (2011a). The pilot aimed to transform the customary
    resolution of disputes involving women’s land claims concerning
    inheritance or marital relations. The intervention examined whether
    and to what extent it was possible to increase the scope for acceptance

  5. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Junio, 2012
    Rwanda

    Since 2004, Rwanda has embarked on an ambitious land tenure reform programme (LTR) aimed
    at increasing security of tenure to all land owners and the elimination of all forms of
    discrimination. This has largely been achieved through the establishment and implementation of
    a new legal, regulatory and institutional framework.
    This paper discusses the ongoing land tenure reform programme and its impact on women’s land
    rights. It focuses on the role of women in the decision making in the course of developing the

  6. Library Resource
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Mayo, 2011
    Rwanda

    In Rwanda, for many years ago, rights over land for women and female orphans were not
    recognized. The main causes were the inexistence of efficient land administration systems and
    the prevalence of traditional system of land tenure which were complex and did not favor
    women and female descendants. In 2004, the Government of Rwanda had adopted a new land
    policy which was complemented by the 2005 Organic Land Law and a series of laws and
    regulations with regard to access to land, land management perspectives, and to the modalities

  7. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Septiembre, 2009
    Rwanda

    Female-headed households often experience inequalities in access to resources and income-generating opportunities. Conflicts may make women poorer. But it is important to realise that conflicts also offer an opportunity for change in which gender stereotypes shift and gender roles and identities can be renegotiated. Did genocide and civil war in Rwanda lead to new opportunities for rural women?

  8. Library Resource
    Documentos de conferencias e informes
    Febrero, 1998
    Rwanda

    Looks at property rights and returnees, the situation of women in relation to property rights, consequences of women’s lack of access to land, initiatives taken by national authorities to improve women’s property rights, and initiatives taken by UNHCR.

  9. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Febrero, 2017
    Global

    The Portfolio Overview provides a global overview of DFID's programmes working on land issues and highlights lessons and trends emerging from major land programmes over recent years.

  10. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2011
    Laos

    OVERVIEW: The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is a landlocked country situated in Southeast Asia, bordering Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China and Myanmar. Despite a recent increase in the rate of urbanization and a relatively small amount of arable land per capita, most people in Lao PDR live in rural areas and work in an agriculture sector dominated by subsistence farming. Lao PDR’s economy relies heavily on its natural resources, with over half the country’s wealth produced by agricultural land, forests, water and hydropower and mineral resources.

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