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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2010
    Iraq

    Iraq is seeking to be a peaceful and stable nation under the auspices of a federal democracy. It is also seeking to be an effective nation that functions in accordance with market mechanisms and a regional economic power.

  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2010
    Global

    This training package provides an introduction to the important, complex, and sometimes daunting theme of improving land governance as a means to enhance gender equality and grassroots participation in land matters.

  3. Library Resource
    apublica.org

    uma aproximação a partir das práticas das participantes do Movimento de Mulheres Rurais do Sertão Central de Pernambuco

    Reports & Research
    January, 2010
    South America, Brazil

    Esta dissertação aborda as imbricações de classe e gênero nos processos organizativos relacionados ao acesso à terra. A pesquisa visou compreender de que forma a participação das mulheres no Movimento de Mulheres Trabalhadoras Rurais tem contribuído para gerar mudanças em relação ao acesso e controle da terra no Sertão Central de Pernambuco, Brasil.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2009
    Global

    This paper will first explain briefly why gendered relations around property rights are an important development and welfare issue. Then it will explore what has happened to women’s rights under agrarian reforms, titling and registration programmes, and land privatization programmes in general. The paper will then briefly describe how women have attempted to respond to threats on their rights. The final section will explore the relation between property rights and access to factor markets, a crucial relation in agricultural production for the market.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2009
    Global

    This quick guide gives a brief over view of the challenges regarding women’s access to land, outlines what needs to be done to increase women’s access to land and provides Sida with some entr y points for supporting processes where women gain access to land

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    A Study of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka

    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Global

    This study was undertaken by the Rural Development Institute for the World Justice Project. The study reviews the formal and customary laws and practices governing the rights of women to inherit land in six South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). The study includes an analysis of existing laws and customs and their impact on inheritance and land rights in all six countries. It also provides recommendations for how to design interventions that can attempt to improve women’s inheritance rights.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2009
    Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa

    The Women’s Land Rights in Southern Africa Project (WOLAR) is aimed at enhancing women’s access to, ownership of, control over land and other productive resources and services in order to meet their basic livelihood needs and become more economically independent and secure.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2009
    India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan

    This is a resource from the Resource Equity LandWise database of resources.

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