This paper shares findings from new research on gender and land in a pastoralist community in central- western Mongolia, with a complex structure of investment and operations in gold mining. The paper examines what has been learned from the research about people's coping strategies in the face of social and environmental change, specifically in the context of the development of mining since the transition from socialism and in a relatively isolated area.
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Library ResourceDocumentos de conferencias e informesMarzo, 2019Mongolia
Library ResourceDocumentos de conferencias e informesAbril, 2017Uzbekistán
In 2016, Uzbekistan celebrated twenty-five years of independence. Although government prioritized investment in agriculture sector, the social policy emphasized strongly institutional and organizational changes. As a result, women are mostly excluded from reforms’ benefits. This paper provides a critical literature review that addresses how international gender measurement indicators and methodologies help in understanding women’s empowerment and opportunities in the agriculture sector of post-Soviet Uzbekistan.
Library ResourceManual y guíasJulio, 2011Global
The guide consists of an overview of the gender relevant policy framework and initiatives at IFIs. It also contains a gender checklist which should help civil society organisations in determining whether gender considerations have been addressed during the preparation and implementation of IFI-financed projects and programmes. The checklist is divided into three parts:
• broad gender considerations during the project/programme preparation, monitoring and evaluation stages,
• gender issues that need to be addressed during the assessment of projects in particular sectors
Library ResourceRecursos y herramientas de capacitaciónAbril, 2013Global
This toolkit aims to give civil society organizations the tools they need to address gender justice issues in their work. The toolkit contains sections on:
- Gender Concepts (terms, frameworks and key debates);
- Gender Action Links (topical briefings and action resources);
- Gender Tools (checklists, indicators and methodologies for gender analysis in specific sectors); and
- Gender Data (links to sex-disaggregated databases).
Library ResourceManual y guíasAbril, 2013Global
This handbook is an introduction to the human rights of indigenous women. It provides some detail on the CEDAW as the only instrument specifically for women. It also provides a brief overview of the other available human rights mechanisms.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesDiciembre, 2016Tayikistán
Tajikistan’s population is predominantly rural and largely dependent on agriculture. Agriculture accounts for a quarter of Tajikistan’s gross domestic product and export revenues, 39% of tax revenues, and half of total employment. Given the widespread migration of male Tajik workers overseas, women constitute the majority of employees (accounting for 53% of the economically active population in agriculture). Arable land is in short supply at 0.15 hectares (ha) per capita (rising to 0.20 ha per capita for the rural population).
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2016Afganistán
In Afghanistan, insecurity over land and water rights hampers investments in food production and irrigation. In rural areas, customary tenure systems, partly based on religious law, are the most relevant but suffer from weak recognition and offer little protection to rights holders. The land policy reform is on-going but remains slow. Moreover, land administration capacity is weak and improvements mostly take place in urban areas. In this context, land disputes are common and often violent.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2011Afganistán
While there is no right to land codified in international human rights law, the Convention for the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), provides for women’s right to own and inherit property without discrimination on the basis of sex. Afghanistan ratified CEDAW in 2003, without reservations. CEDAW (Article 14) also calls for rural women to have equal access to economic opportunities, to credit and loans, social security programs, and to adequate living conditions, including access to housing.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2019Afganistán
The longest-running barometer of Afghan opinion, the Survey of the Afghan People is a map of social change over time, presenting a clear picture of the gains and gaps that Afghans perceive in a rapidly transforming nation.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2017Pakistán
Women have largely been excluded from the ownership and control of land in Pakistan, which is the single most important source of income and status in the agricultural economy. This systematic exclusion stems from multiple factors at both the policy and societal level, which include multiple and contradictory sources of law that fail to resolve the issue of women’s right to property as well as cultural bias and discriminatory practices that arise from the prevalent male-dominant mindset in rural areas.
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