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    A survey on the impact of forced eviction on women in Phnom Penh

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Cambodia

    You can find below, attached, a new report from the Centre On Housing Rights & Evictions (COHRE) - Asia on women's land and housing rights in Phnom Penh. Authors identify 11 recommendations for the Royal Government of Cambodia and 7 for NGOs. The report is based on a survey of 742 women interviewed, representing approxitemely 10 percent of the affected families in 74 communities threatened with forced evictions in Phnom Penh.

  2. Library Resource

    Securing Rights for Better Lives

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2011
    Eastern Africa, Global, Tanzania, Cameroon, Colombia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda

    Here it is an important book on Women's Land Rights, published by the International Development Research Centre.

  3. Library Resource
    Impact of the Land Reform on the Land Rights and Economic Poverty Reduction of the Majority Rural Women Who Depend on Land for their Livelihood cover image

    RISD and IS accademy study in Rwanda

    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Rwanda

    This study was conducted by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD) under the funding of the IS-academy in partnership with the Netherlands Government, as part of their research program on “Land Governance for Equitable and Sustainable Development” of which the guiding question is “the link between land governance, sustainable development and poverty alleviation”.

  4. Library Resource

    A ray of hope beacons

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Global

    This book is the result of a recent field study conducted between May and July 2011 in Uganda by the Uganda Land Alliance.  The ULA’s documentation team embarked on field trips in 8 different country districts (Amuru, Apac, Gulu, Pader, Hoima, Kyenjojo, Mubende and Jinja) to establish the progress women have made vis a vis their rights to land and identified individuals who have made gains in ‘fighting’ for their land rights. These persons were asked to share their stories.

    The detailed experiences captured from the cases have been published into the book

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011
    Asia, Global

    [From AWID We, the Women’s Major Group representatives* at the Asia Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for Rio+20 call on governments to reaffirm their commitments to Agenda 21 and the Beijing Platform for Action, and fulfill their obligations to the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. 

  6. Library Resource

    Focus on Land in Africa: Mali Lesson Brief, Women, Inheritance, and Islam

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011
    Africa

    This lesson brief discusses the stratutory, customary, and religious frameworks governing women's rights to land in Mali and offers suggestions as to how these rights might be strenghtened.  It is part of the Focus on Land in Africa: Land Tenure and Property Right online educational tool.

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