This briefing paper is prepared as part of the advocacy of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) for the respect, protection and recognition of the human rights of indigenous women. In this paper, we focus on access to justice for indigenous women in Southeast Asia facing development-induced violence.
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Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesMarzo, 2013Camboya, Indonesia, Laos, Malasia, Myanmar, Filipinas, Asia sudoriental, Tailandia, Viet Nam
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2014Uganda
In a first study of this kind, International Justice Mission has used mixed methods assessment to portray the depth of widow and orphan property grabbing problem and lack of justice system response in Mukono County, Uganda. The report demonstrates that nearly a third of widows have experienced land grabbing with virtually no criminal justice system response.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosSeptiembre, 2016Tanzania
The year 2016 marks 15 years since the new wave land reforms became operational in Tanzania. Despite its ambitious goals – encouraging land registration and titling, and empowering women and other vulnerable groups – the results are disillusioning. A brief overview of 15 years of implementation, using the Village Land Act as a case study.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2015Kenya
It would be difficult to imagine the diet of the local consumers around Lake Victoria without the silver cyprinid. The small fresh water sardine also plays an important role in women’s participation in Kenya’s fishery sector. However, in spite of intensive efforts, there is still a long way to go before they have achieved an equal role in the value chain.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2015África
During the last few years, the donor community has increased its efforts to reduce the large amounts of fish lost in the distribution chain in artisanal fishery, an endeavour that ought to be welcomed in principle. However, focusing on one single solution, the development of an expensive cool chain and the supply of fresh or frozen fish, represents a massive interference with the traditional processing and distribution channels, with women being the main losers. Our author calls for more foresight in international co-operation.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosMarzo, 2014Papua Nueva Guinea
The Government extension services in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are weak. There is a general lack of money and staff, and the country has a poor infrastructure. Above all small-scale farmers in remote areas are left out of developments. This applies in particular to women farmers, despite their providing 85 per cent of the rural workforce.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosMarzo, 2014Global
Publicly elected women representatives in India ought to take advantage of their influence to defend women’s rights.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosJunio, 2014Global
Despite the crucial role of women in family farms and small-scale agriculture, gender inequality is still present in many ways – jeopardising the food and nutrition security of millions of people.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2013Níger
Not only has soil degradation in Niger been halted thanks to an integrated approach combining water harvesting technologies, the application of organic residues and planting of fruit trees and vegetables. The strategy has also enabled increases in farmers’ income as well as an active involvement of the country’s largely marginalised women in food production through their gaining access to land.
Library ResourceVideosSeptiembre, 2011Etiopía
In Ethiopia, with support from the World Bank and others, a program uses small booklets and simple photos to give women a clear hold on their own land. It's time to think EQUAL for women and girls.
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