Examines relationships between inheritance, marriage and asset ownership. Land the most important asset in rural Uganda. The majority of couples (both married and those in consensual unions) report owning land jointly. Men who report owning a parcel of land are much more likely than women to say they inherited it. Inheritance not an important means of acquisition of other assets, e.g.
Dot, est l'ensemble des biens qu'une femme apporte en se mariant. Le terme dot est aussi souvent utilisée pour qualifier la compensation matrimoniale versée par le futur mari ou sa famille aux parents de sa future épouse.
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