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  1. Library Resource
    The Islamic Legal Provisions for Women’s Share in the Inheritance System: A Reflection on Malaysian Society
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Diciembre, 2014
    Malasia

    Characterized as divinely ordained, the Islamic law of inheritance defines women’s rights to property of the deceased with specific roles and responsibilities for each individual. Obviously, the Islamic law of inheritance is a major contribution to the legal system of the world, compared to the customary laws in the pre‐Islamic Arab society that denied any proprietary right by way of inheritance to female relatives including daughters.

  2. Library Resource
    The State of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Sri Lanka

    A Joint Civil Society Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights

    Informes e investigaciones
    Abril, 2017
    Sri Lanka

    Coming two years after a political transition from post-war authoritarianism, this Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights is framed in the backdrop of two concurrent processes of ‘transformation’ currently underway in Sri Lanka. The first is the process of constitutional reform initiated by the Government that was elected on the platform of restoring democratic, inclusive and accountable governance.

  3. Library Resource
    Gender, the Status of Women, and Family Structure in Malaysia
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Junio, 2017
    Malasia

    This paper addresses the question of whether the relatively high status of women in pre-colonial South-east Asia is still evident among Malay women in twentieth century Peninsular Malaysia. Compared to patterns in East and South Asia, Malay family structure does not follow the typical patriarchal patterns of patrilineal descent, patrilocal residence of newly married couples, and preference for male children.

  4. Library Resource

    Lesotho: Law, land tenure and gender review: Southern Africa

    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2005
    Lesotho

    This document is a chapter in a larger report commissioned by UN habitat to review the laws and land tenure of Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia. The report provides a brief historical background, snapshots of how the government and legal systems operate, reviews land tenure, the various types of land in the country and the relevant constitutional provisions laws and policies. The chapter also examines housing rights and accessibility of services.

  5. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Enero, 2017
    Lesotho

    This DPhil dissertation  explores the logic, methods, and outcomes of a U.S. government- sponsored land reform in Lesotho, Southern Africa. The reform was part of a $363 million grant from the Millennium Challenge Corporation to the Kingdom of Lesotho that funded a sweeping change. Instead of local chiefs administering and allocating land, the power shifted to bureaucrats and landholders, who received leasehold titles to their land.

  6. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Marzo, 2016
    Lesotho

    Development agencies are increasingly making decisions and evaluating success on the basis of an ever-growing supply of data. Some argue that the proliferation of data improves development outcomes for states and people targeted by agencies' interventions, as well as the accountability of those agencies. Others argue that problems of selection bias, a lack of longitudinal records, and misuse of data can ignore or even exacerbate the problems that development agencies seek to mitigate.

  7. Library Resource
    Materiales institucionales y promocionales
    Septiembre, 2019
    Etiopía, Perú, Laos, Global

    This brochure presents recent digital innovations that enable a more effective, efficient and transparentin land management. It refers to examples in Peru, Ethiopia and Laos.

  8. Library Resource
    Materiales institucionales y promocionales
    Septiembre, 2019
    Global

    This brochure briefly summarizes the systematic approach of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and provides examples.

  9. Library Resource

    Comprehensive coherent land conflict management mechanisms in Teso sub-region

    Informes e investigaciones
    Julio, 2017
    África subsahariana, Uganda

    Teso Initiative for Peace (TIP) received funds from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) that has been delegated through Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) under a project titled “Responsible Land Policy in Uganda” (RELAPU). In its pursuit to reduce extreme poverty and hunger in the world under its Field of Action 6 i.e.

  10. Library Resource
    GLTN Gender Strategy (2019–2030): Towards Securing Women’s and Girls’ Land and Property Rights cover image
    Recursos y herramientas de capacitación
    Noviembre, 2019
    Global

    The GLTN Gender Strategy (2019-2030) provides a framework for designing land tenure and governance interventions around women’s and girls’ land and property rights. It affirms our commitment and motivates our partners to do more to secure land and property rights for women and girls. It underpins the centrality of gender equality in resource sharing and allocation, including land as a productive resource for women and girls.

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