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Assets, Wealth and Spousal Violence: Insights from Ecuador and Ghana

Full citation: Oduro, A., Deere, C. D., and Catanzarite, Z., "Assets, Wealth and Spousal Violence: Insights from Ecuador and Ghana," 12 GENDER ASSET GAP PROJECT WORKING PAPER (August 2012).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries, Ecuador, Ghana
Creator:
Oduro, A., Deere, C. D., and Catanzarite, Z.
Year:
2012

Australia Constitution

Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Australia
Creator:
Commonwealth of Australia
Year:
2012

Austria Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Austria
Creator:
Republic of Austria
Years:
2013, 2012

Bahrain Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Bahrain
Creator:
Kingdom of Bahrain
Years:
2012, 2002

Belgium Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Belgium
Creator:
Government of Belgium
Years:
2012, 1994

Benin Tax Code

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Benin
Creator:
Republic of Benin
Year:
2012

Brazil Constitution

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

Bridestealing

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Kyrgyz Republic
Creator:
Giovarelli, R.
Year:
2012

Burkina Faso Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Burkina Faso
Creator:
Government of Burkina Faso
Years:
2012, 1991

The Challenges of Securing Women's Tenure and Leadership for Forest Management: A Summary of the Asian Experience

This resource was released by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) at the International Workshop on Gender and Forest Tenure in Asia and Collective Forest Tenure Reform in China shows that despite more understanding, more resources, and policy recommendations, women continue to be largely marginalized and ignored or exploited in community based resource management processes throughout Asia. This research provides the most comprehensive continent wide analysis on the status of forest tenure rights and gender rights. This is a collection of briefs and case studies. We have included the document in it's entirety. To download specific portions of this resource, go to the Rights and Resources Initiative website at the below link.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Rights and Resources Initiative
Year:
2012

Cote d'Ivoire Amendments to the Law on Marriage

This Amendment repeals section 53, and amends section 58, 59, 60, and 67 of the Law No. 64-375 on Law on Marriage as amended by Law No. 83-800 of 1983.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Cote d'Ivoire
Creator:
Government of Cote d'Ivoire
Year:
2012

Czech Republic Civil Code

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Czech Republic
Creator:
Czech Republic
Years:
2012, 1988

Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa

Full citation: Hallward-Driemeier, M. and Hasan, T. (2012). “Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa.” Africa Development Forum Series, World Bank, Washington, DC. - This paper finds that out of forty-three African jurisdictions twenty-two formally recognize males as the head of the household, giving them sole discretion to represent the household and make household decisions. [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

Collection Type:
Research Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Hallward-Driemeier, M. and Hasan, T.
Year:
2012

For a Fair Deal

Full Citation: Singh, K., "For a Fair Deal," 29(10) FRONTLINE (May-June 2012).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
India
Creator:
Singh, K.
Year:
2012

Forum News

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Burma, Multiple Countries, Papua New Guinea, Nepal, Cambodia
Creator:
Multiple Contributing Authors
Year:
2012

Gender and Agriculture After Neoliberalism

Full citation: Prugl, E., Razavi, S. and Reysoo, F., "Gender and Agriculture After Neoliberalism," UNRISD WORKSHOP REPORT (September 2013).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Prugl, E., Razavi, S. and Reysoo, F.
Year:
2012

Gender and Agroforestry in Africa: A review of women's participation

Full citation: Kiptot, E. and Franzel, S. (2012). “Gender and agroforestry in Africa: A review of women's participation.” Agroforestry Systems, 84(1), 35-58. - This paper presents a review of agroforestry in Africa from a gender perspective. It examines women's participation relative to men and the challenges and successes they experience. The review shows that agroforestry has the potential to offer substantial benefits to women; however, their participation is low in enterprises that are considered men's domain, such as timber and high in enterprises that have little or no commercial value, such as collection of indigenous fruits and vegetables. Data on whether women are able to manage agroforestry practices as well as men are mixed, although it is clear that women do most of the work. In cases where they do not perform well, the reasons are mostly due to scarcity of resources. In marketing, women are confined to the lower end of the value chain (retailing), which limits their control over and returns from the productive process. In order to promote gender equity in agroforestry and to ensure that women benefit fully, the paper recommends various policy, technological and institutional interventions. [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

Collection Type:
Research Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Franzel, S. and Kiptot, E.
Year:
2012