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  1. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Noviembre, 2004
    África

    Contains sections on the effects on women of Rwanda’s civil war, the legal system, the gap between customary law and land legislation, research findings about Rwandan women’s rights, a number of dispute case studies, including methods of dispute settlement. Argues that a gap exists between customary and modern legal systems, creating both land access opportunities and constraints for women. Demonstrates the creativity with which women are bridging that gap in a state of legal uncertainty.

  2. Library Resource

    A Study of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka

    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2009
    Global

    This study was undertaken by the Rural Development Institute for the World Justice Project. The study reviews the formal and customary laws and practices governing the rights of women to inherit land in six South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). The study includes an analysis of existing laws and customs and their impact on inheritance and land rights in all six countries. It also provides recommendations for how to design interventions that can attempt to improve women’s inheritance rights.

  3. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Enero, 2009
    Asia, Afganistán, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistán, 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.

  4. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Diciembre, 2015
    Kenya

    This paper discusses the major challenges women in Kenya face as they try to ensure and maintain food security at the household level. The challenges include access to and ownership of resources such as land, finance, water and affordable cooking energy; access to markets and proper infrastructure and

  5. Library Resource
    Convenciones internacionales o Tratados
    Enero, 2006
    Global

    [From UN-Habitat] Women’s equal rights to adequate housing, land and property are well elaborated under international human rights law but are often elusive in practice. This document is a reference guide to international human rights standards identifying both the substance of women’s rights as well as the commitments made by States with regard to improving women’s rights to adequate housing, land and property.

  6. Library Resource
    Women’s empowerment and nutrition: An evidence review cover image
    Informes e investigaciones
    Octubre, 2013
    Global

    This paper starts by reflecting on the concept and measurement of women’s empowerment and then reviews some of the structural interventions that aim to influence underlying gender norms in society and eradicate gender discrimination. It then proceeds to review the evidence of the impact of three types of interventions—cash transfer programs, agricultural interventions, and microfinance programs—on women’s empowerment, nutrition, or both.

  7. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Enero, 2013
    Rwanda

    As Parliamentary gender quotas have become increasingly popular, so too
    has the debate surrounding their effectiveness in enhancing women’s
    representation and gender equality in governments around the world. Women offer
    unique and important perspectives to the political process, and thus their increased
    political representation and empowerment can advance the very process of
    development. In 2003, the Rwandan government Constitutionally enacted a gender

  8. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2011
    Camboya, Laos, Myanmar, Tailandia, Viet Nam, Viet Nam

    ABSTRACTED FROM INTRODUCTION: Women’s access to and control over land can potentially lead to gender equality alongside addressing material deprivation. Land is not just a productive asset and a source of material wealth, but equally a source of security, status and recognition. Substantive gender equality is both relational and multi-dimensional, cutting across race, class, caste, age, educational and locational hierarchies and can only be achieved if rights are seen as socially legitimate.

  9. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Abril, 2001
    Rwanda, África

    Closing statement from workshop on culture, practice and law: women’s access to land in Rwanda. Contains recommendations on the marriage problem, the inheritance law, land scarcity and population growth, the land policy and the bill, the environment, discrimination.

  10. Library Resource
    Women’s Access to Land in Mauritania A CASE STUDY IN PREPARATION FOR THE COP
    Informes e investigaciones
    Septiembre, 2015
    Mauritania

     

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