Primary legal sources for women's empowerment

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Welcome to LandWise, the industry’s most comprehensive source of legal materials, articles, and research for policymakers, researchers, legal practitioners, and advocates working to advance women’s land rights. We regularly update this resource with information published by the experts at Resource Equity as well as other trusted sources from around the world, so be sure to check in regularly.

Practice Guides

Our Practice Guides are checklists that will help you identify and assess issues that may affect women and men differently in relation to rights to and control over land. The guides will help you navigate through potential legal issues as well as social or cultural norms that may affect how the law is practiced.

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How to Develop a Community Paralegal Program – An Interactive Guide
Guide to Organizing and Working with Community-based Paralegals
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Property rights, intersectionality, and women's empowerment in Nepal

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