Gender Issues and Best Practices in Land Administration Projects: A Synthesis Report

Full Citation: Giovarelli et al., “Gender Issues and Best Practices in Land Administration Projects – A Synthesis Report,” World Bank, July 2005. - This report is a synthesis of information from four case studies of World Bank-financed land programs in Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Ghana, and the Laos People’s Democratic Republic, focused on how these four land administration projects included and worked with women. Barriers identified in this report include gender-specific social norms that circumscribe women’s economic activities and decision-making roles and discrimination in the markets for land, labor, and capital. Legal barriers include of adjudication activities, requirements for documentation, and location of services (such as registration offices). [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

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    Year: 2005
    Languages: English