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Land & Gender

From large land acquisitions that displace communities without due compensation, to the encroachment of mining on indigenous lands, to the brunt of climate change and natural disasters, to everyday land and property deprivation by kin or state, women are typically more harshly impacted by land tenure insecurity due to discriminatory laws and lingering social bias.

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Women’s right to land is the foundation for a better tomorrow

9 March 2023

Secure land rights for women and girls are linked to increased women’s leadership and autonomy, enhanced economic opportunities, better social security, safety and dignified societal standing.

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Indigenous women weaving knowledge for resilience

16 November 2022

Powerful indigenous women, guardians of the forests and ancestral knowledge of Africa, Mesoamerica and the Colombian Amazon and Brazil, joined their voices at the event “Indigenous Women: Weaving the climate change agenda towards a sustainable future” to make an urgent call to stop the violence…

Women Farmers in Mozambique

At CoP27, 41 grassroots women’s organizations launch new Global South Alliance for Indigenous and local women and girls

15 November 2022

At CoP27, 41 grassroots women’s organizations launch new Global South Alliance for Indigenous and local women and girls

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Data Story: What makes and breaks achieving women's tenure security

8 March 2023

Celebrating Women's International Day, we take a tour to Sierra Leone and put our lens on specific factors that affect women's perception of being insecured in their lands. This data story is based on fresh data from partner organisations Green Scenery, Resource Equity and the University of…

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Taking Data Back: Women’s Sovereignty over Land Data

30 March 2023

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”.  The day aims to celebrate women and girls who are championing the advancement of transformative technology and digital education. It  will also explore the impact of the digital gender…

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Growing the Field

1 January 2023