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Brazil Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Brazil
Creator:
Republic of Brazil
Years:
2015, 2014, 2012

Chile Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Chile
Creator:
Republic of Chile
Years:
2014, 1980

Thailand Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Thailand
Creator:
Government of Thailand
Years:
2014, 2007

Egypt Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Egypt
Creator:
Arab Republic of Egypt
Years:
2014, 1971

Tunisia Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Tunisia
Creator:
Tunisian Republic
Years:
2014, 1959

Russia Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Russian Federation
Creator:
Russian Federation
Years:
2014, 1993

Switzerland Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Switzerland
Creator:
Government of Switzerland
Years:
2014, 1999

Bolivia Family Code

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Bolivia
Creator:
Republic of Bolivia
Years:
2014, 1988

Norway Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Norway
Creator:
Government of Norway
Years:
2014, 1814

Papua New Guinea Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Papua New Guinea
Creator:
Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Year:
2014

New Zealand Constitution

Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
New Zealand
Creator:
Government of New Zealand
Years:
2014, 2000

Kenya Marriage Act

This record includes previous versions of the law and proposed bills. The current version of the law that is in force is the Marriage Act (2014).

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Kenya
Creator:
Government of Kenya
Years:
2014, 2013, 2012, 2008

Respecting free, prior and informed consent

Full citation: FAO, "Respecting free, prior and informed consent," 3 GOVERNANCE OF TENURE TECHNICAL GUIDE (2014).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
FAO
Year:
2014

Making Rangelands Secure

News, views and experiences of policy makers, practitioners, academics and communities on making rangelands more secure.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries, Tanzania
Creator:
International Lands Coalition (ILC)
Year:
2014

Engendering Access to Justice: Grassroots women's approaches to securing land rights

The community-based study has three purposes: 1. Highlight the multitude of issues and challenges facing African women in relation to land and property. 2. Document the main strategies that grassroots women’s groups are using to help women attain justice, either by working within or influencing customary legal frameworks, or by assisting women to access the court system, in order to develop a cohesive series of strategies for grassroots women-led groups to use in achieving justice in relation to land and property. 3. Provide evidence that can be used to insert grassroots women’s perspectives and practices into the existing development discourse on women’s access to justice in relation to land and property, particularly within the African context.

It finds broadly that the most important components of successful approaches are: community sensitization and training sessions on customary and statutory legal systems; community mapping; local-to-local dialogues with headmen, chiefs, and local leaders; • the use of community paralegals for information, advice, and access to resources for grassroots women; the use of watchdogs to identify and highlight problems in a community; and, • the development of partnerships with key stakeholders. [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

Collection Type:
Research Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Creator:
Brown, J. and Gallant, G.
Year:
2014

Women's Land Rights in Uganda

This framework is intended to help you assess the current situation for women’s land rights in a specific country, state, or community.

Collection Type:
Practice Guides
Country:
Uganda
Creator:
Hannay, L.
Year:
2014

Ukraine Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Ukraine
Creator:
Government of Ukraine
Year:
2014

Implications of Community-based Legal Aid Regulation on Women's Land Rights

This brief looks at the consequences of regulating services provided at the community level to support women’s land rights, with a focus on Tanzania. They recommend programs:
• evaluate the implications for geographic coverage and program quality by defining at least two distinct tiers of paralegals to provide legal services at different levels of decentralization
• identify the appropriate educational criterion for each tier of paralegal that will identify individuals with the facility to access training materials and complete reporting requirements
• undertake additional research to establish distinct, paralegal training curricula that consider topic breadth versus relevance according to the services provided in each tier. Curricula for community paralegals should be based on analysis of the cost-effectiveness of initial training investments versus regular periodic training
• for additional insight on modalities to reduce paralegal attrition, conduct analysis on the cost effectiveness of paralegal compensation to assess the implications on program quality and sustainability [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

Collection Type:
Research Articles
Country:
Tanzania
Creator:
Billings, L., Meinzen-Dick, R. and Mueller, V.
Year:
2014

Land and Water Rights Hotspot

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Merlet, M., Jamart, C. and L'Orphelin, S.
Year:
2014