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  1. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Enero, 2017
    Zimbabwe, África

    Covers background, property grabbing from widows, legal standards on the rights of widows, recommendations. Includes the rights of older people, the invisibility of widows in global policy and development, harmful practices and widows in Zimbabwe, illustrative cases of property grabbing from widows, registration of marriages, widowhood and child marriage, the impact of property grabbing on widows’ lives, remedies.

  2. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Diciembre, 2008
    Zimbabwe, África

    This study looks at wood curio carving in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Africa. Although the local people, Ndebele and Shona, have always carved, they now face a weakened economy, due in large part to land reforms in 2000. Thus, more people sculpt wood as a form of livelihood. As one man said “Starvation taught me art”. As a result, gender roles are shifting as men and women begin to enter realms previously reserved for the other. Environmentally, carvers poaching trees deforests the woodlands. As more individuals turn to making crafts sustainability deteriorates.

  3. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Febrero, 2012
    África

    This report covers the lunchtime lecture on “Securing Women’s Land Rights in Southern and Eastern Africa” organised by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association that took place at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 8th February at 12.30, with the participation of Mokoro’s Elizabeth Daley. Also speaking were Simon Levine of ODI and Ruchi Tripathi of ActionAid International, with Heidi Alexander MP in the Chair.

  4. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Diciembre, 2017
    Camboya

    Cambodian human rights organizations estimate that more than half a million people have been affected by land rights issues. Land conflict in Cambodia is a clear manifestation of structural violence affecting communities which are almost exclusively low income and home to indigenous and ethnic minorities. This article explores the complex interplay of actors, particularly women and youth, in land rights social mobilization (LRSM) in Cambodia, focusing on urban Boeung Kak Lake and rural Areng Valley.

  5. Library Resource
    Documentos de política y resúmenes
    Diciembre, 2016
    África occidental, África subsahariana, África, Ghana

    Improving women’s access to land is high on the agricultural policy agenda of both governmental and non-governmental agencies. Yet, the determinants and rationale of gendered access to land are not well understood. This paper argues that gender relations are more than the outcomes of negotiations within households. It explains the importance of social norms, perceptions, and formal and informal rules shaping access to land for male and female farmers at four levels: (1) the household/family, (2) the community, (3) the state, and (4) the market. The framework is applied to Ghana.

  6. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2014
    África

    Contains a brief review of the land issue in DRC; women’s access to land: secondary land rights; the place guaranteed to women in initiatives to reform the land system; conclusions and recommendations. Women’s access to land must be placed within the context of the complex and pluralistic land crisis and bloody conflicts that continue to destabilise that part of the DRC. Essential resources, such as credit, quality seeds, technology, information and access to markets are cruelly lacking.

  7. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Enero, 2015
    África

    Women for Women International has worked with over 84,000 marginalised women in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo and commissioned research to explore these women’s land rights. The study found that the women could not own land, even through inheritance, while men controlled the sales of the items that their wives farmed.

  8. Library Resource
    Geografia y Genero
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Enero, 2019
    Europa, España
    O livro Tierra de Nadie: Perspectivas feministas sobre la Independencia é conteúdo significativo para o debate sobre a interseccionalidade numa perspectiva transversal e politizadora. Reúne contribuições que aliam de maneira brilhante os sentimentos e percepções do ativismo político feminista e LGBTI ao uso crítico e reflexivo das ferramentas analíticas no contexto da luta independentista catalã.
     
  9. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Abril, 2012
    África

    Includes why are these issues especially poignant for women?, softening the blow while tightening the wrench, a question of ownership – women and land in Africa, the realities of customary land and the rights of women, land rights – moving beyond the individual claim.

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