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  1. Library Resource
    A Study Report on Analysis of Key Land Laws in Sri Lanka

    A special reference to Women and Community Land Rights

    Reports & Research
    October, 2017
    Sri Lanka

    Land is an imperative and crucial factor in the social, cultural and economic identity of the people in Sri Lanka due to the importance it has been given throughout our history. Moreover, the rights and interests over land are unequivocally and legally secured without any discrimination on the basis of gender, caste, religious or ethnic lines for its peaceful enjoyment and for the economic development of the people and the country.

  2. Library Resource
    Reforming the Land Policies and Land Laws in Sri Lanka

    Five Policy Briefs on selected issues

    Reports & Research
    November, 2019
    Sri Lanka

    Institute for Constitutional Studies (ICS) commissioned a study on Key Land Laws in Sri Lanka during 2017-2018 in order to identify the priority areas for which the attention of policy makers and the administrators is required. These policy briefs are prepared focusing on the five important areas identified by that study.

  3. Library Resource
    Inheritance Rights of Children Sri Lanka
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Sri Lanka

    ABSTRACTED FROM INTRODUCTION: 

    This report provides an in depth analysis of the inheritance rights of children in Sri Lanka. Chapter 2 looks at inheritance rights of children from a human rights perspective. It examines the international human rights instruments which guarantee the right to adequate housing of children and which aim to protect their inheritance rights. It analyses the essential components of the right to adequate housing and looks at Sri Lanka’s obligations to protect and promote these rights.

  4. Library Resource
    Enhancing Tribal Land Tenure Security in Odisha

    OTELP-Landesa Partnership

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2021
    India

    Context

  5. Library Resource
    Group Leasing Approach to Sustain Farming and Rural Livelihoods

    The Journey of Women Farmers in Kudumbashree Kerala

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2021
    India

    Context

  6. Library Resource
    Strengthening Women's Land Rights Through Self Help Groups

    Strengthening Women's Land Rights Through Self Help Groups

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2021
    India

    Context

    • Women agricultural producers, despite their significant participation and contribution to farming, are not recognized as farmers in official policy, and the society is not ready to accept them as farmers in their own right. Apart from the absence of their names in land records and poor legal awareness, women also suffer from gender biases in a patriarchal land administration and agricultural service environment.

    Interventions

  7. Library Resource
     Women's Group Farming on Leased Land

    The Experience of Pradan in Odisha

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2021
    India

    Context

  8. Library Resource
    Localizing Digital Land Administration in Customary Tenure Regimes to Secure Individual Tenure

    Intervention by RNBA in the Hills of Manipur

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2021
    India

    Context

  9. Library Resource
    IKP-BHOOMI: SOCIETY FOR ELIMINATION OF RURAL POVERTY
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2021
    India

     

     

    Context

    Landlessness is a key cause of poverty and vulnerability in rural India, more so among lower caste communities. A key reason behind the continued landlessness and land-deprivation despite pro-poor reform legislation has been poor legal awareness and access to legal services.

     

    Interventions

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