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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2004
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil

    Este artigo examina a evolução da reivindicação dos direitos da mulher à terra na reforma agrária brasileira sob o prisma dos três principais movimentos sociais rurais: o Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST), os sindicatos rurais e o movimento autônomo de mulheres rurais. O mérito maior por levantar a questão dos direitos da mulher à terra é das mulheres dentro dos sindicatos rurais.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2004
    India

    Abstract: A broad definition of law manifests itself in various ways: it legitimates certain visions of social order, it determines relations between individuals and groups, and it manipulates cultural understandings and discourses over various concepts of rights - and duties. In India, the Hindu Succession Rights Act (HSA) of 1956 allows the wife and daughters, along with the sons of the deceased senior male, to claim an equal share in familial property.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2004
    Kenya

    Full citation: Kenya Land Alliance, "The National Land Policy in Kenya: Critical Gender Issues and Policy Statements," 1 KLA ISSUES PAPER (August 2004).

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2004
    China

    Even though the recent revisions to the marriage laws have been hailed as some of the most significant and positive changes in family law in China, thus far no empirical evaluation of the laws' effectiveness in actual practice has been conducted. The article raises some questions as to the practical effect these revisions will have on women's rights.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2004
    Zimbabwe

    Full citation: FAO, "Report on FAO, UNIFEM and National AIDS Council Joint National Workshop on HIV and AIDS, Women’s Property Rights and Livelihoods in Zimbabwe," FAO AFRICA REPORT (December 2004).

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