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patrilineal lineage

A patrilineal lineage group is one where the line of descent and membership is transmitted by the male.

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Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions
Reports & Research
July 2021
Tanzania
Mongolia
Global

For more than five years, the Women’s Land Tenure Security (WOLTS) Project has been investigating the intersection of gender and land relations in mining-affected pastoralist communities in Mongolia and Tanzania.

Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2020
Global

In the six months since the coronavirus began its global spread, more than 15 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and more than 600,000 have perished, causing governments around the world to institute lockdowns and shut down businesses while entire industries have been devastated.

Reports & Research
July 2020
Global

This scoping study analyses gendered impacts of large-scale extractives, hydropower and agribusiness investments that result in communities’ changed access to and control over land, water and other natural resources.

Gender, the Status of Women, and Family Structure in Malaysia
Peer-reviewed publication
June 2017
Malaysia

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.

Reports & Research
July 2016
Tanzania
Africa

Provides a backdrop of relevant policies and practice; a gender analysis of the policy framework governing land and investments; and recommendations on how to work towards land rights securing and better inclusion in land governance processes for women in Tanzania.

Peer-reviewed publication
November 2014
Malawi
Norway
United States of America

Based on government statistics and interviews with villagers across Malawi this article argues that customary matrilineal and patrilineal land tenure systems serve to weaken security of land tenure for some family members as well as obstructing the creation of gender-neutral inheritance of lands.

Reports & Research
December 2013
Malawi

This paper is about land tenure relations among the matrilineal and patrilineal cultures in Malawi. Data from the National Agricultural and Livestock Census are used to characterize marriage systems and settlement and landholding patterns for local communities. Marriage systems correspond to customary land tenure patterns of matrilineal or patrilineal land holding.

January 2013
Malawi
Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper is about land tenure relations among the matrilineal and patrilineal cultures in Malawi. Data from the National Agricultural and Livestock Census are used to characterize marriage systems and settlement and landholding patterns for local communities. Marriage systems correspond to customary land tenure patterns of matrilineal or patrilineal land holding.

Reports & Research
May 2012
Uganda
Africa

Includes women’s land rights and tenure security in a context of legal pluralism and land tenure privatization; competing legal systems and land rights protection on the ground � what is going wrong?

Journal Articles & Books
June 2003
Latin America and the Caribbean

.Analiza la desigualdad por género en la propiedad de la tierra en América Latina. En algunos países, las mujeres constituyen únicamente una cuarta parte de los propietarios de tierra.

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