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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    Global

    CESCR calls for written contributions to the draft general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

    The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is developing a general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). The purpose of this general comment is to clarify the specific obligations of States parties relating to land and the governance of tenure of land under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

  2. Library Resource
    governing land

    A technical guide to support the achievement of responsible gender-equitable governance of land tenure

    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2013
    Global

    The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men. It moves away from long-standing debates about gender equality in access to land, towards the mainstreaming of gender issues to achieve more gender-equitable participation in the processes and institutions that underlie all decision-making about land.

  3. Library Resource
    a guide for civil society
    Manuals & Guidelines
    July, 2011
    Global

    The guide consists of an overview of the gender relevant policy framework and initiatives at IFIs. It also contains a gender checklist which should help civil society organisations in determining whether gender considerations have been addressed during the preparation and implementation of IFI-financed projects and programmes. The checklist is divided into three parts:

    • broad gender considerations during the project/programme preparation, monitoring and evaluation stages,

    • gender issues that need to be addressed during the assessment of projects in particular sectors

  4. Library Resource
    CEDAW Handbook COVER
    Manuals & Guidelines
    April, 2013
    Global

    This handbook is an introduction to the human rights of indigenous women. It provides some detail on the CEDAW as the only instrument specifically for women. It also provides a brief overview of the other available human rights mechanisms.

  5. Library Resource
    howtogender
    Manuals & Guidelines
    June, 2020
    Global

    This How-to-do Note (HTDN) on Gender and Pastoralism complements the IFAD Toolkit along with the 2018 HTDN on Pastoralism, which highlights the importance of gender in pastoral production systems.

  6. Library Resource

    A handbook for program design and implementation

    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2020
    Ethiopia, Global

    This guide identifies lessons learned and outlines critical steps that countries can apply to their own rural land administration programs as they strive to ensure these programs become more gender and socially inclusive. The document provides a valuable learning resource to help governments and communities implement inclusive land programs.

  7. 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.

  8. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    December, 2015
    Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

    The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights has created four new practice guides, which are practical resources for development practitioners, researchers, lawyers, advocates, and scholars to assess the situation for women’s land rights in three countries: Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. They address both the formal legal structure and the customary framework that impact women’s secure access to land. A fourth guide, International Agreements and How to Build a Legal Case for Women’s Land Rights, provides insights and guidance on using international conventions (e.g.

  9. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    November, 2018
    Global

    This guide presents a people-centred gender approach to increase and improve the provision of goods and services from agriculture, forestry and fisheries in a sustainable manner while reducing rural poverty. It first introduces the proposed approach for improving gender equality in territorial issues, with specific guidance for each phase of the gender-response planning process. Then, it presents some available participatory tools to support planning of gender-responsive territorial development.

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