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.
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Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2010Iraq
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2010Global
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2010South 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.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2009Global
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.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2009Global
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
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Global
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2009Malawi, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2009India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan
This is a resource from the Resource Equity LandWise database of resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2009Uganda
Uganda Land Alliance (ULA) Report.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 2009Uganda
As of October 2013, this bill has not been passed.
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